(1916-1990) British writer of Norwegian ancestry. He is celebrated for short stories with a twist, for example, Tales of the Unexpected 1979, and for children’s books, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 1964. He also wrote the screenplay for the James Bond film You Only Live Twice 1967.
His autobiography Going Solo 1986 recounted his experiences as a fighter pilot in the RAF.
(1788-1857) Norwegian landscape painter in the Romantic style. He trained in Copenhagen but was active chiefly in Dresden from 1818. The first great painter of the Norwegian landscape, his style recalls that of the Dutch artist Jacob van Ruisdael.
Dal, a dried legume (as lentils, beans, or peas); also; an Indian dish made of simmered and usually pureed and spiced legumes.