Introducing The Little Known 'Charlie And The Chocolate Factory' Chapter About Vanilla Fudge

December 3, 2014 1:32 PM

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Introducing The Little Known 'Charlie And The Chocolate Factory' Chapter About Vanilla Fudge

Fans of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory might be familiar with a little known chapter about the Vanilla Fudge Room. But probably not. Previously unpublished, the tale of great hunks, loads and wagons full of pale chocolate goop only recently appeared in The Gaurdian, courtesy of author Roald Dahl himself. Before that, the chapter dubbed "Fudge Mountain" was merely part of an early draft of Dahl's beloved book. It hadn't seen the light of day since 1964.

Now, Sotheby's is giving diehard Dahl-ites another treat. The auction house is showcasing rare illustrations by "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" artist, Quentin Blake. The images, compiled in a single, reworked copy of the book, imagine a fictional universe in which vanilla fudge mountains really...

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