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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass (Vintage Classics)

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LEWIS CARROLL's real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. He was born on January 27th, 1832 at Daresbury in Cheshire. He studied at Christ Church, Oxford University and later became a mathematics lecturer there. He wrote Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking Glass (1872) for the daughters of the Dean of Christ Church. He was very fond of puzzles and some readers have found mathematical jokes and codes hidden in his Alice books. His other works include Phantasmagoria and Other Poems (1869), The Hunting of the Snark (1876), Rhyme? And Reason? (1882), The Game of Logic (1887) and Sylvieand Bruno (1889, 1893). Dodgson was also an influential photographer. He died on January 14th, 1898.

Synopsis:

On a boring summer afternoon, the bright and inquisitive Alice follows a white rabbit down a rabbit-hole. At the bottom, she finds herself immersed in a bizarre world full of strange creatures and bizarre goings-on. She tries pills and potions, and attends a very strange tea party and croquet match. An immensely witty mix of satire, puzzles, and drama, this is one of literatures most astute depictions of the experience of childhood.

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Curiouser and Curiouser, cried Alice.

In this Wonderland adventure, Alice attempts to make sense of a nonsensical world, along the way meeting some of the most intriguing characters, including the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat, and Tweedledee and Tweedledum.

About the Author

Lewis Carroll (1832–1898) was the pen name for Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. A mathematics lecturer at Oxford, Dodgson enjoyed mathematical puzzles and jokes, several of which are included in his best-known works, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking Glass (1872). John Tenniel (1820–1914) provided the original illustrations for Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.

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ISBN:
9780099512073
Author:
Carroll, Lewis
Publisher:
Random House (UK)
Illustrator:
Tenniel, John
Author:
Tenniel, John
Author:
Tenniel, Sir John
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Classics
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Fantasy
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Alice (fictitious character: carroll)
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General Fiction
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Childrens classics
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Vintage Classics
Publication Date:
20080531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from K up to 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8 x 5 x 0.85 in 0.6 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by ,
On a boring summer afternoon, the bright and inquisitive Alice follows a white rabbit down a rabbit-hole. At the bottom, she finds herself immersed in a bizarre world full of strange creatures and bizarre goings-on. She tries pills and potions, and attends a very strange tea party and croquet match. An immensely witty mix of satire, puzzles, and drama, this is one of literatures most astute depictions of the experience of childhood.
"Synopsis" by , Curiouser and Curiouser, cried Alice.

In this Wonderland adventure, Alice attempts to make sense of a nonsensical world, along the way meeting some of the most intriguing characters, including the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat, and Tweedledee and Tweedledum.

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