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Lewis Carroll
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8 Aug 2008
Alices Adventures Under Ground was written for the children of the Dean of Christ Church, Oxford, on a boat trip in 1862 and published the following year. The story was later expanded to become Alices Adventures in Wonderland. In the story, a little girl Alice falls into a rabbit hole where she encounters strange creatures and dramatic situations. The story has captivated adults and children alike for generations.


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  • Paperback: 148 pages
  • Publisher: ReadHowYouWant (8 Aug 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1427049238
  • ISBN-13: 978-1427049230
  • Product Dimensions: 25.4 x 19.7 x 0.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (665 customer reviews)

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Lewis Carroll was born on 27 January 1832. He studied at Christ Church, Oxford and went on to become a mathematics lecturer there from 1855 to 1881. Lewis Carroll's most famous works are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (published in 1865) and the sequel Alice Through the Looking-Glass, which contains the classic nonsense poem The Jabberwocky (published in 1872).

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The Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, was an author, a mathematician, a clergyman, and a photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Through the Looking-Glass, The Hunting of the Snark, and Jabberwocky. Alice in Wonderland made him substantial sums of money, but he never abandoned his lectureship in mathematics at Christ Church College, Oxford. His work continues to entertain and amaze both children and adults.

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66 of 69 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars All Of Alice 28 July 2009
By Dave_42
Format:Paperback
People tend to lump "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking-Glass (and What Alice Found There)" into one collection which has taken on the new title of "Alice in Wonderland". This is probably a product of the movies, which took bits and pieces from each and made a composite adventure. This was possible, because Lewis Carroll (a.k.a. Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) managed to make the stories so even in quality that they can be put together seamlessly. He also managed to keep the stories enough different, that one can still enjoy reading both of them one after the other, without the feeling that the second is just a retelling of the first.

To be sure, there are several ways in which the stories are similar, but not to the point where it detracts from the reader's enjoyment of the story. There are only three characters which appear in both books, one of which is Alice. The other notable characters (the Cheshire Cat, the Queen of Hearts, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Humpty Dumpty, etc.) are well distributed between the two books. Thus there is a looking-glass between the two, just as the looking-glass plays such a key role in the second book.

The Penguin Classics edition of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass" includes both books including the illustrations by John Tenniel. It also includes the original "Alice's Adventures under Ground" which includes Lewis Carroll's artwork. For additional features, it includes `"Alice" on the Stage' an article which Lewis Carroll wrote after seeing a production of the stage version, and it includes preface's to the books which Lewis Carroll wrote in 1896 for the 1897 editions. There are wonderful notes for both books, and a very informative introduction by Hugh Haughton.
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26 of 27 people found the following review helpful
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Format:Paperback
I picked this book up again aged 26 having not read it for 15 years and it transported me to a magical, mystical world where anything was possible! Lewis Carroll's classic tale of childhood fantasy is a must read for all children and adults alike! Carroll's art lies in description...allow him to indulge you in tales of Mad Hatters having tea parties with White Rabbits in the woods, the terrifying Queen of Hearts threatening to behead the body-less Cheshire Cat and lotions and potions saying 'Drink Me'...will she grow or will she shrink...read the book to find out!
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57 of 62 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful 10 Oct 2009
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
This is a VERY beautiful book.
I am guilty of often buying more than one copy of a book, one to read and one to keep.
This is one I would try to keep in good condition.
It has the original illustrations in it, looks like an 'old' book, one that would grace any library in a gothic type mansion.
As a book lover, I don;t just enjoy reading them, I enjoy collecting beautiful books too, and this is one of them.
I won;t comment on the story as, I suspect anyone looking at this knows the story very well but, if you want a beautiful book that you'll want to keep safe forever, this is certainly one.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Well formatted and illustrated. 17 Jun 2011
Format:Kindle Edition
This has all the proper formatting: the mouse's tale wiggles across the page and the first verse of Jabberwocky appears in mirror writing. The way the poems wrap from line to line is odd, however, words are often split across two lines.

The illustrations are the classic John Tenniel ones. The table of contents allows you to jump to any chapter.

As for the actual books, even people who haven't read them will recognise a lot because they are so widely quoted. The stories aren't all that coherent but when the conversations are that good, who needs coherence?
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43 of 47 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A delightful reading, appeals to all ages 3 Oct 2001
Format:Hardcover
I read the original text of Carroll's masterpiece when I was 18 years old (I'm 22 now). I knew only interpretations made by Russian writers before. They were funny but not comparable to the original. So I enjoyed myself from the first page of Alice's Adventures In Wonderland to the last of Through The Looking Glass. The book is so brilliant, full of clever humor, paradoxes and parodies. The so-called "nonsense" is very amusing and by no means without sense. Of course I sometimes missed meanings of Carroll's parodies and allusions. Later I read different references and explanations. The searching of meaning made the book even more interesting in my eyes. There is no need in mentioning characters of both books for they are widely known, but I can't stand the temptation. First of all - Alice herself. She is such a charming and sensible young lady. I laughed a lot at her thoughts and commentaries to the events. And then White Rabbit, Mad Hatter, March Hare, Caterpillar, Cheshire Cat, Mock Turtle, strange birds, the intelligent Mouse, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, Humpty Dumpty, Duchess, King and Queen of Hearts, etc - they are creations of true genius. I also liked immensely Carroll's poems included in the books. I often notice that I am repeating lines from them. As for my favourite The Walrus And The Carpenter, I know it by heart. Wit, fantasy and magic make Alice's Adventures a superb children's book as well as a source of great pleasure for adults. Classical illustrations add more charm to this addition. I prefer them to more modern images (by Disney for example).
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