Lost chapter of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory published | Books | The GuardianA lost chapter of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, deemed too wild, subversive and insufficiently moral for the tender minds of British children almost 50 years ago, has been published for the first time. The chapter, in Saturday's Guardian Review, with new illustrations by Sir Quentin Blake , was found among Dahl's papers after his death. It was chapter five in one of many early drafts of the book, one of the best-loved children's books, but was cut from the version first published in the US in and in the UK in In the chapter Charlie Bucket — accompanied by his mother, not his sprightly grandfather — and the other children are led into the Vanilla Fudge Room, where they face the sinister prospect of the Pounding and Cutting Room. The chapter reveals the original larger cast of characters, and their fates, as well as the original names of some of those who survived into later drafts.
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Summary and Analysis of Chapters 1-5
The book begins by introducing the Bucket family. In a small wooden house at the edge of a big city live the seven Buckets. Grandpa Joe and Grandma Josephine are Mr. Bucket 's parents. Bucket have one child, a small boy named Charlie, who is the story's protagonist. The Buckets are extremely poor.
All rights reserved. He even has pictures to help us out. First, there are four old — ahem, elderly — people: Grandpa Joe and Grandma Josephine the parents of Mr. Moving down the family tree, we've got Mr. Bucket and their son, Charlie. Charlie introduces himself to us readers. Really — go check it out, Roald Dahl really makes us feel like we're there right from the beginning.
by Roald Dahl
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a novel by Roald Dahl that was first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and in-depth analyses of Charlie Bucket, Mr. Willy Wonka, and Grandpa Joe. Find the quotes you need to support your essay, or refresh your memory of the book by reading these key quotes. Continue your study of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory with these useful links.