Danny the Champion of the World Characters

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Danny

Danny is the nine-year-old narrator of the novel “Danny the Champion of the World” by Roald Dahl. Danny has a very close relationship with his father, William, for Danny has grown up without a mother after her tragic death many years before. Danny values his father and his simple, quiet, and happy life all the more because of this. Danny aspires to be a mechanic like his father, but is surprised to learn this his father is a poacher – something both of a family and a community tradition. This, in addition to his encounters with Mr. Hazell, cause Danny to realize that all adults have their secrets, and no human being is perfect.

As Danny learns more about poaching and undertakes a poach with this father, his relationship with his father continues to grow, for the two become equals in a vital and secret practice. it is Danny...

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