'I cried, "Come, tell me how you live!"
And thumped him on the head.'
Conjuring wily walruses, dancing lobsters, a Jabberwock and a Bandersnatch, Carroll's fantastical verse gave new words to the English language.
As we start 2021, these words from books, poems and authors provide some literary wisdom on new beginnings.
Are you more Mad Hatter or Cheshire Cat? Take a trip down the rabbit hole and find out with our Alice-inspired quiz...