Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

By Roald Dahl

Synopsis

Charlie Bucket desperately wants to eat more than cabbage soup every day. But, even more than that, he longs to have a specially conducted tour of Wonka's enormous chocolate factory. The Golden Ticket allows Charlie to fulfill his wish, and he finds himself in a 'world of mystic and marvellous surprises'. But there are dangers in store as well as the mesmerizing delights of Eatable Marshmallow Pillows and Lickable Wallpaper, especially for such unlovable characters as Veruca Salt, who disappears down the Great Rubbish Chute, or Augustus Gloop who falls into a river of hot melted chocolate...The famous story of Charlie Bucket and his Golden Ticket, and Willy Wonka and his amazing chocolate factory is a timeless story which continues to delight and enthrall each new generation

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