Roald Dahl's life
When Roald left Repton he did not go to university, instead he just got a job at an oil company in Africa and then joined the RAF and that was when he crashed his plane in the western desert and was sent to Washington DC as an air assistant attache where he met Patricia Neal, an american actress and maried her and had 5 kids and one of them died of measles at 7 years old. Patricia suffered a stroke and could hardly read, count or talk but Roald managed to help her get healthy again. Some time later, Roald and Patricia divorced and Roald married Felicity Ann Crossland when he wrote Fantastic Mr Fox (1970), The Witches (1983) and Matilda (1988). Roald Dahl died of a blood disease on the 23rd of November 1990 aged 74 at John Radcliffe hospital in Oxford and was Buried at St Paul's church in Great Missenden.