Danny the Champion of the World - Chapters 1 – 5 Summary & Analysis

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Summary

In Chapter 1, The Filling Station, Danny explains how he was raised by his father following his mother’s sudden death when Danny was four months old. Danny’s father, a mechanic, owned a filling and repair station, and the two lived in an old gypsy caravan out in the back. Danny’s father always allowed him to help out around the filling station, and Danny loved living such a simple, quiet life, especially because of living with his father.

In Chapter 2, The Big Friendly Giant, Danny speaks about his father. Danny explains his father appeared stern and serious because he smiled with his eyes rather than his mouth, and that his father was an uneducated man who loved stories. One such story involved the Big Friendly Giant (BFG) who lived in a large underground cavern near the filling station, and came out only at...

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