“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
Tags » Charles Dodgson
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
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
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