Alice in Wonderland (Pocket Penguin Classics)

Alice in Wonderland (Pocket Penguin Classics)

by LewisCarroll (Author), JohnTenniel (Illustrator)

Synopsis

'I had sent my heroine straight down a rabbit-hole without the least idea what was to happen afterwards,' wrote Dodgson, describing how Alice was conjured up one 'golden afternoon' in 1862 to entertain his child-friend Alice Liddell. In the nonsensical Wonderland and the back-to-front Looking-Glass kingdom, order is turned upside-down: a baby turns into a pig; time is abandoned at a tea-party; and, a chaotic game of chess makes 7-year-old a Queen.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 144
Edition: New Ed
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Published: 26 Jan 2006

ISBN 10: 0141023554
ISBN 13: 9780141023557

Author Bio
Lewis Carroll was the pen-name of the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898). He was a lecturer in mathematics at Christ Church, Oxford. Hugh Haughton teaches at York University.