Lewis Carroll, aka Charles Lutwidge Dodson, born on this date in 1832, was known primarily for his books Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. 324 more words
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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’ 1,111 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