Try free for 2 months

  • Going Solo

  • By: Roald Dahl
  • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
  • Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (88 ratings)

1 credit a month to use on any title, yours to keep (you’ll use your first credit on this title).
Stream or download thousands of included titles.
Access to exclusive deals and discounts.
AUD $16.45/mo after 2 months. Renews automatically. Cancel anytime.
Going Solo cover art

Going Solo

By: Roald Dahl
Narrated by: Dan Stevens
Try for $0.00

AUD $16.45/mo after 2 months. Renews automatically. Cancel anytime.

Buy Now for $16.99

Buy Now for $16.99

Pay using voucher balance (if applicable) then card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions Of Use and Privacy Notice and authorise Audible to charge your designated credit card or another available credit card on file.

Publisher's Summary

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Going Solo by Roald Dahl, read by Dan Stevens.

This is the second part of Roald Dahl's remarkable life story, following on from Boy. When he grew up, Roald Dahl left England for Africa - and a series of dangerous adventures began. From tales of plane crashes to surviving snake bites, this is Roald Dahl's extraordinary life before becoming the world's number one story teller.

©2014 Roald Dahl (P)2014 Penguin Audio

What listeners say about Going Solo

Average Customer Ratings
Overall
  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    76
  • 4 Stars
    8
  • 3 Stars
    2
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    2
Performance
  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    68
  • 4 Stars
    5
  • 3 Stars
    3
  • 2 Stars
    1
  • 1 Stars
    0
Story
  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    67
  • 4 Stars
    6
  • 3 Stars
    2
  • 2 Stars
    1
  • 1 Stars
    1

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Wonderful

Roald Dahl’s 2nd book about his young adult life during the war. This is a continuation from Boy, which is based upon his childhood. I highly recommend this book for children aged 9 up, to enable them to learn a little about life in the war. Roald had an amazing life!

Something went wrong. Please try again in a few minutes.

You voted on this review!

You reported this review!

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Easy to listen to and very interesting story

My son really enjoyed this book. He was eager to listen to every word and it was read very clearly

Something went wrong. Please try again in a few minutes.

You voted on this review!

You reported this review!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Great story

An interesting story beautifully written and read I only wish it continued on into his later life .

Something went wrong. Please try again in a few minutes.

You voted on this review!

You reported this review!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Going solo

Great book. Very adventurous and amusing. If you like adventure and non-fiction this is for you

Something went wrong. Please try again in a few minutes.

You voted on this review!

You reported this review!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Best and only auto biography I have ever read!

The reader’s voice was so smooth and it felt like it was Roald Dahl reading until I listened to a sample of Roald Dahl reads Charlie and the chocolate factory and 4 more stories. The detail is probably the only reason I believe the auto biography was not fake.

Something went wrong. Please try again in a few minutes.

You voted on this review!

You reported this review!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Amazing book

I thought that this book was going to be a flop but when I read it it was amazing in terms of everything especially the story I would definitely recommend to anyone who likes war stories and adventure!

Something went wrong. Please try again in a few minutes.

You voted on this review!

You reported this review!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    2 out of 5 stars

Good

Good

I like how it’s a roll Dahl book 😋 thanks atble for this book I really love it thanks a lot

Something went wrong. Please try again in a few minutes.

You voted on this review!

You reported this review!

In the spirit of reconciliation, Audible acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.