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1991 THE WITCHES Roald Dahl First Edition 6th Printing Hardcover Dust Jacket

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This is the First Edition Sixth Printing from 1991 by FSG of THE WITCHES BY ROALD DAHL. It was illustrated by Quentin Blake. The dust jacket is in very good condition. The boards are light blue with a dark blue cloth spine and metallic lettering for the title. The pages and binding are structurally sound and clean. There aren't any signs of marginalization or dog-eared pages. There is an inscription next to the title page.


The Witches is a children's novel by Roald Dahl published in 1983. Critics have called the book misogynistic and protested that the book reinforces the view of women as cruel and manipulative behind the facade of beauty, even while winning multiple prestigious Awards.  "I do not wish to speak badly about women. Most women are lovely. But the fact remains that all witches are women. On the other hand, a ghoul is always a male and both are dangerous. But neither of them is half as dangerous as a REAL WITCH". If you are a collector of banned books, this is one you will want to have on your shelf.


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