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Review: 'The Oxford Dodo: Culture at the Crossroads'

“He is a curious, interesting, and nearly perished link between obsolete forms of life and those which generally prevail.” – Thomas Hardy, from ‘The Return of the Native’ 1,111 more words


Nanthology - Alice In Cognito

Nanowrimo is a compelling challenge to write 50,000 words during November: that’s an average of 1667 words per day. My plan is to write a set of 30 short stories each 1667 words long instead.   1,803 more words


After Alice author finds fulfillment from books of his youth

Gregory Maguire just can’t help himself.

He returns time and again to the books he loved as a youth and, well, messes with them by telling the backstories of characters that readers may wonder about. 798 more words


The Looking Glass House by Vanessa Tait

*I received a copy of this book for review from the publisher*

Title: The Looking Glass House
Author: Vanessa Tait
Publisher: Corvus
Category: Fiction
Pages: 304… 505 more words


Beating time ...

Alice Pleasance Liddell was the primary inspiration for Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.

The connection between Alice Liddell and this image is temporal but I am not permitted to say how, people get tetchy about time: 120 more words


Alice Reviews How to Build a Girl

Johanna, the British heroine of Caitlin Moran’s bestseller How to Build a Girl, is a high-spirited, foul-mouthed free spirit. At the start of the book she is a 14 year old fat girl, made fun of by her peers, especially after she humiliates herself on national TV by doing a Scooby Doo impression. 368 more words

Alice In Wonderland

The Odd Fellow

The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and the Secret History of Wonderland By Robert Douglas-Fairhurst

Anyone who has read them will agree Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass are very inventive tales filled with imaginative people, creatures, goings on, and brilliant wordplay. 446 more words