Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

· W.B. Conkey
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In the most renowned novel by English author Lewis Carroll, restless young Alice literally stumbles into adventure when she follows the hurried, time-obsessed White Rabbit down a hole and into a fantastical realm where animals are quite verbose, logic is in short supply, and royalty tends to be exceedingly unpleasant. Each playfully engaging chapter presents absurd scenarios involving an unforgettable cast of characters, including the grinning Cheshire Cat and the short-tempered Queen of Hearts, and every stop on Alice's peculiar journey is marked by sharp social satire and wondrously witty wordplay.
232K reviews
Michael Papageorgiou
May 9, 2013
I love the way that Alice is so matter of fact despite her wacky adventures. She is often short with some of the characters she meets, expecting them to share her middle class values even though they are duchesses or mock turtles.
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Jesse Darren
November 15, 2015
A commentary on the relationship between the two ways we process reality. One way is to look at the world objectively to become clever and maneuver through it. The other is to process the social and abstract terrain we exist in refining our sense of ego, social context and complex relationships in abstract or social settings. Lewis Carroll writes about how ego, social context, and abstractions can continue a narrative; in his book, society, peoples egos, beliefs and actions even without any objective thinki
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Alan Schulz
October 7, 2014
Forget the conspiracy theories of hallucinogens and all that. This book is a story off wit and imagination far beyond the reach of the drug world. Read it again if you've lost touch with your inner child, and your urbane mind will find plenty of fun to be had as well.
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About the author

Lewis Carroll—the pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson—was an English mathematician and writer who remains best known for his imaginative tales of a young girl named Alice and her lively exploits in Wonderland. Carroll excelled at sending up the staid values of Victorian England with wildly strange narratives that featured reality directly at odds with fantasy, resulting in some of the most fascinatingly memorable moments in all of British literature.

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