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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Classic Reprint)

AUTHOR Carroll, Lewis
PUBLISHER Forgotten Books (07/27/2018)
PRODUCT TYPE Paperback (Paperback)

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Not simply one but two enthralling classics of children's literature, Treasured by adults and passed lovingly from generation to generation. Sweet plucky Alice comes across a flustered little rabbit that is just awfully, terribly late. His pocket watch ticks furiously and before you know it she tumbles down and down and down the tiny rabbit hole into a world she could never have imagined. Alice takes on a laconic pipe smoking caterpillar, fences with the mischievous Cheshire cat and has to act sharply in order to keep a firm hold on her own head. Feel befuddled in the foggy pipe smoke and your heart beating faster with Alice as she runs from the court of the Queen of Hearts.

Lewis Carroll had the rare knack of retaining the flair of a child's imagination into his adulthood and for more than long enough to use his literary prowess to bring not one masterpiece to life but two.

Alice Through the Looking Glass visits an older Alice and finds her in repose. The world beyond the looking glass can hardly be resisted however and she is pulled into the world of the jabberwocky, the arch Red Queen, the forgetful White Queen and a high stakes chess game. She fares as best she can amongst the nursery rhyme characters and wonderland denizens and strives to checkmate the Red King. Carroll delves even further into the delightfully surreal in this sequel and leaves Alice and the reader wondering which version is truly the dream and which version the reality.

About the Publisher

Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com

This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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ISBN-13: 9781330941713
ISBN-10: 1330941713
Binding: Paperback or Softback (Trade Paperback (Us))
Content Language: English
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Page Count: 152
Carton Quantity: 52
Product Dimensions: 5.98 x 0.33 x 9.02 inches
Weight: 0.47 pound(s)
Feature Codes: Illustrated
Country of Origin: US
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Education | Classics
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Reading Level: 0
Point Value: 0
Guided Reading Level: Not Applicable
Dewey Decimal: FIC
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Not simply one but two enthralling classics of children's literature, Treasured by adults and passed lovingly from generation to generation. Sweet plucky Alice comes across a flustered little rabbit that is just awfully, terribly late. His pocket watch ticks furiously and before you know it she tumbles down and down and down the tiny rabbit hole into a world she could never have imagined. Alice takes on a laconic pipe smoking caterpillar, fences with the mischievous Cheshire cat and has to act sharply in order to keep a firm hold on her own head. Feel befuddled in the foggy pipe smoke and your heart beating faster with Alice as she runs from the court of the Queen of Hearts.

Lewis Carroll had the rare knack of retaining the flair of a child's imagination into his adulthood and for more than long enough to use his literary prowess to bring not one masterpiece to life but two.

Alice Through the Looking Glass visits an older Alice and finds her in repose. The world beyond the looking glass can hardly be resisted however and she is pulled into the world of the jabberwocky, the arch Red Queen, the forgetful White Queen and a high stakes chess game. She fares as best she can amongst the nursery rhyme characters and wonderland denizens and strives to checkmate the Red King. Carroll delves even further into the delightfully surreal in this sequel and leaves Alice and the reader wondering which version is truly the dream and which version the reality.

About the Publisher

Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com

This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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Author: Carroll, Lewis
Lewis Carroll was the pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, an English writer, mathematician, Anglican deacon, and photographer. Best known for his classics Alice s Adventures in Wonderland, Through the Looking Glass, and Jabberwocky, Carroll was also an accomplished inventor who created an early version of what is today known as Scrabble. The publication of Alice s Adventures in Wonderland in 1865 brought Carroll a certain level of fame, although he continued to supplement his income through his work as a mathematics tutor at Christ Church, Oxford College. Carroll s whimsical characters and nonsensical verse resonated with Victorian-era readers, and his books continue to be enjoyed by numerous modern societies dedicated to his promoting his works.
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