Last week I went to an exhibition of the 150th anniversary of the publication of Alice in Wonderland at the British Library. The exhibition lasts from last November to this April, and is free, so I’m not sure why it was ticketed, but I don’t think I would have heard of it otherwise, and I really enjoyed myself. 298 more words
Tags » Charles Dodgson
One of my favorite free newsletters, Atlas Obscura, recently offered a fascinating glimpse into Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – or Alice in Wonderland, as most of us call it. 853 more words
“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’ 1,106 more words
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