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Story Of Alice


Author Robert Douglas-Fairhur Published by Vintage ISBN 9780099594031 EAN 9780099594031 Bic Code Cover Paperback

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Drawing on previously unpublished material, this work illuminates the tangled history of two lives and two books, examining the peculiar friendship between Oxford mathematician Charles Dodgson, Lewis Carroll, and Alice Liddell, the child for whom he invented the Alice stories. It analyses how their relationship influenced the creation of Wonderland, how the two Alice books took on an unstoppable cultural momentum in the Victorian era, and why 150 years later they continue to enthrall and delight us.