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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

» Lewis Carroll

Penguin : Penguin English Library
Paperback : 30 Aug 2012



'"Curiouser and curiouser!" cried Alice (she was so surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English). "Now I'm opening out like the largest telescope that ever was! Goodbye, feet!"'

'I had sent my heroine straight down a rabbit-hole ... without the least idea what was to happen afterwards,' wrote Lewis Carroll, describing how Alice was conjured up one 'golden afternoon' in 1862 to entertain his child-friend Alice Liddell. His dream worlds of nonsensical Wonderland and the back-to-front Looking Glass kingdom depict order turned upside-down: a baby turns into a pig, time is abandoned at a disorderly tea-party and a chaotic game of chess makes a seven-year-old girl a Queen. But amongst the anarchic humour and sparkling word play, puzzles and riddles, are poignant moments of nostalgia for lost childhood.

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Product details

Format : Paperback
ISBN: 9780141199689
Size : 129 x 198mm
Pages : 256
Published : 30 Aug 2012
Publisher : Penguin

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

» Lewis Carroll



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