Decision to rewrite Roald Dahl's books met with widespread criticism
'The New York Times' reports that new editions of Roald Dahl's work, including "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "Matilda," have been re-written to be less offensive. In 2020, a review of the author's work began, thirty years after Dahl's death in 1990. Rick Behari, a spokesman for Netflix, said that the company had acquired the Roald Dahl Story Company, which manages the author's copyrights and trademarks. "When publishing new print runs of books written years ago, it's not unusual to review the language..."