An unseen chapter of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has finally been released to the public.
The new chapter comes 50 years after Roald Dahl‘s classic children’s novel was first published.
Charlie in the chocolate Factory was released in 1964. It is currently available in 59 languages and has been so popular it has never been out of print.
The new chapter is the fifth chapter and describes an extra room in the factory called the “Vanilla Fudge Room”.
The new chapter was discovered among Dahl’s paper’s following his death in 1990 and reveals new characters and the original names of those featured in later drafts.
The excerpt shows Dahl originally planned to send Charlie into the chocolate factory with eight children instead of four, while familiar characters such as Augustus Gloop were given different names, such as Augustus Pottle.
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