Vintage 1946 set of lewis carroll's alice in wonderland, random house hardcover books their in good used condition with some ware to the covers binding is tight & these appear to be unread. 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. Alice's adventures in wonderland lewis carroll the use of a book,' thought alice 'without pictures or she tried to look down and make out what she was.
Lewis carroll's alice in wonderland books have delighted readers across the globe for over a hundred years alice in wonderland collection - all four books presents the two most famous alice books - alice in wonderland and alice through the looking glass - as well as the alice-related fantasy verse the hunting of the snark and, for die-hard alice aficionados, alice's adventures. Alice's adventures in wonderland & through the looking glass by lewis carroll alice in wonderland is a classic of children's literature, and is beloved by listeners of all ages so, too, is through the looking glass , lewis carroll's companion volume to alice. Skip navigation sign in search.
Lewis carroll's alice in wonderland adapted for the theater. Alice in wonderland is one of the few classics that i was especially excited to get my hands on source: amazon i'm so happy to say that this was a classic that completely swept me off my feet and transported me, wholeheartedly, into the world of young alice. The book alice's adventures in wonderland was released in 1865 it gained steady popularity, and as a result, carroll wrote the sequel, through the looking-glass and what alice found there (1871. Lewis carroll's alice's adventures in wonderland and its sequel, through the looking glass and what alice found there, tell the story of a young girl in a fantasy world filled with peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. Collecting alice's complete adventures, a source of delight to children and adults alike for generations, the penguin classics edition of lewis carroll's alice's adventures in wonderland and through the looking-glass is edited with an introduction and notes by hugh haughton.
This is not the classic book by lewis carroll that you're looking for this is a rewrite by jc gorham, the story re-told in words of one syllable look for alice's adventures in wonderland instead. Alice in wonderland by lewis carroll created the character of alice to entertain a little girl named alice liddell, the daughter of a dean at christ. Of all lewis carroll's major works, alice's adventures in wonderland has a unique standing in the category of whimsical, nonsense literature much has been written about how this novel contrasts with the vast amount of strict, extremely moralistic children's literature.
Lewis carroll's classic alice's adventures in wonderland has been adapted to an easier reading level for stepping stones, while keeping all the fun, nonsense, and fantastic twists of the original book. Alice in wonderland is a whimsical world that exsist in alice's mind i used to watch the old vedio as a kid at my great grandma's house, and really didn't understand it but once i read the book a while back i feel in luv with this book. The original version of alice's adventures under ground + alice's adventures in wonderland: with carroll's own original illustrations + sir john tenniel's original illustrations by lewis carroll , john tenniel (illustrator.
Alice's strange new world remains just enough like the polite society of victorian england that we can recognize it -- but it isn't terribly polite, allowing adults to understand much of the book as satire. Lewis carroll told the story of alice's adventures in wonderland to the real alice on 4 july, more than 150 years ago, on a boat trip, and it's easy to see the character of the little girl shine through: she is by turns imperious, inquisitive, rude and endearing. Alice in wonderland was lewis carroll's first novel and its fantasy plot, humorous rhymes and brilliant use of nonsense was revolutionary nineteenth-century children's writing usually served moral or educational purpose, but alice was written firmly and purely for the amusement of children. Read a free sample or buy alice's adventures in wonderland by lewis carroll you can read this book with apple books on your iphone, ipad, ipod touch, or mac.