Matilda

Connections to other Roald Dahl books

One of Miss Trunchbull's means of punishments is to forcibly make an overweight boy named Bruce Bogtrotter eat an enormous cake to make him sick, after finding him guilty of stealing cake from the kitchen. In Roald Dahl's Revolting Recipes one of the recipes is based on that cake; whereas Bruce is a more sympathetic variation of Augustus Gloop and similar gluttons, and made something of a hero by finishing the cake without suffering nausea.[5]


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