Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass (Google eBook)

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Cricket House Books LLC, 2010 - Fiction - 134 pages
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This book-entertaining for both adults and children-follows the fantastical adventures of a little girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a nonsensical world full of peculiar creatures. She returns to that world six months later through a mirror.

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I loved that both stories had hardly a plot at all! - Goodreads
I mean a lot of puns. - Goodreads
I enjoyed the change of pace. - Goodreads
I expect poetry to be full of flim-flam, but not prose. - Goodreads
And her witty banter ability. - Goodreads
Carroll write lots of puns. - Goodreads

Review: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland #1-2)

User Review  - Danielle - Goodreads

This will be a short review...I wish I had more to say about this book in particular but words seem to be dry at the moment. I hate to be a negative nancy when I say that I expected more from this ... Read full review

Review: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland #1-2)

User Review  - Jimmy - Goodreads

Bizarre and meaningless. This book strikes me as an absurd twisting of common sense meaning of everyday language into a vexing cacaphony of illogical ramblings. Too clever by half, and ultimately ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Born in Daresbury, England,in 1832, Charles Luthwidge Dodgson is better known by his pen mane of Lewis Carroll. He became a minister of the Church of England and a lecturer in mathematics at Christ Church College, Oxford. He was the author, under his own name, of An Elementary Treatise on Determinants (1867), Symbolic Logic (1896), and other scholarly treatises which would hardly have given him a place in English literature. Charles Dodgson might have been completely forgotten but for the work of his alter ego, Lewis Carroll. Lewis Carroll, shy in the company of adults, loved children and knew and understood the world of the imagination in which the most sensitive of them lived. So he put the little girl Alice Liddell into a dream-story and found himself famous as the author of Alice in Wonderland (1865). Through the Looking Glass followed in 1871. In recent years Carroll has been taken quite seriously as a major literary artist for adults as well. His works have come under the scrutiny of critics who have explained his permanent attractiveness in terms of existential and symbolic drama: The Alice books dramatize psychological realities in symbolic terms, being commentary on the nature of the human predicament rather than escape from it. In addition to his writing, Carroll was also a pioneering photographer, and he took many pictures of young children, especially girls, with whom he seemed to empathize.

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