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↠´ Alice's Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There å Download by ¾ Lewis Carroll What a bunch of codswallop Trying to find something rational in these bizarre characters and perplexing adventures will result in one s disappointment, and indeed, you will find none of it For if you were to put logical reasoning into the picture, you ll need heaps of Ibuprofen to pacify that throbbing headache of yours, which I did on my first day of reading Alice s adventures By the second day, I ve decided to throw out the logical and embrace lunacy for Pete s sake It was better and made me curiouser and curiouser as I trot along after Alice Lewis Carroll was a genius Whoever knew that such an intelligent man would be able to weave both the creative and logical parts of the brain and come up with a classical, nonsensical tale that is beloved or disliked by both children and adults alike The tales are imaginative and dreamy o Curiouser and curiouser edition This is the annotated edition, collecting both novels in the Alice book series Alice s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass and What Alice found There.
WE RE ALL MAD HERE Begin at the beginningThis was technically a re reading since I ve already read both novels previously, the key difference here was that this is an annotated edition, which includes a comprehensive section, at the end of each chapter, with tons of notes revealing behind the scenes detailing moments in the life of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson aka Lewis Carroll , the real meaning of scenes, the real inspirations for several of the characters in both novels, historic meaning in the Victorian England of casual expressions that got ou I Can T Explain Myself, I M Afraid, Sir, Said Alice, Because I M Not Myself, You See When Alice Sees A White Rabbit Take A Watch Out Of Its Waistcoat Pocket She Decides To Follow It, And A Sequence Of Most Unusual Events Is Set In Motion This Mini Book Contains The Entire Topsy Turvy Stories Of Alice S Adventures In Wonderland And Through The Looking Glass, Accompanied By Practical Notes And Martina Pelouso S Memorable Full Colour Illustrations Once she remembered trying to box her own ears for having cheated herself in a game of croquet she was playing against herself, for this curious child was very fond of pretending to be two people If I ever had to choose to be another literary person than my beloved soulmate Don Quixote, it would have to be Alice in Wonderland Why would I need to be another character than the one and only Don Well, it is good to have a backup if you are asked to come to a masquerade as a favourite book character a not completely unlikely risk and side effect of my profession , and you realise that your blonde hair and the emphasis on blue dresses in your wardrobe makes that a muchnatural choice than the Medieval male dresscode of La Mancha.
On the other hand, Alice is a perfect complement to the Don in many ways While he sets out to give the ordinary world some magic, she div Then Alice saw a large wall in the middle distance Someone was sitting on the top of it When Alice had come within a few yards of it, she saw that the thing sitting on the wall had eyes and a nose and mouth and a large pile of golden hair and when she had come very close, she saw clearly that it was TRUMPTY DUMPTY himself It must be him because that s what is written on his baseball cap, she said to herself He was already speaking to her They said I wouldn t build the wall and I built the wall They were wrong because they weren t right Really really really great wall I m sure it is, said Alice What is it for Believe me, this is the greatest wall there ever was, I m sure it is, said Alice, but please, what is it for The people, there were people, who said the wall would never be built, they were not smart people, as you see, the wal read both as a child, and again as an adult Loved and appreciated it then love and appreciate it now A book everyone should read at least once, and one that I hope children are still reading today.
This is a weird one TheI read theI m okay with the weirdness Does that say something about me I thought at first I wouldn t read it to my kids because it s too strange, but I m thinking now I might They just might like it We ll see how it ends Am I lame that I ve never read this before Okay, done with them both Alice in Wonderland was okay Still weird Weird and I didn t understand it Through the Looking Glass took weird to a whole new level A bad level The whole time I was reading it I was thinking, Is Carroll on crack This makes no sense And then I thought maybe I needed to be on crack to understand it I ve had crazy dreams sort of like this, all disjointed and random and all, but that doesn t mean I want to read a book about psycho dreams And what s up with shaki But I don t want to go among mad people, Alice remarked Oh, you can t help that, said the Cat we re all mad here I m mad You re mad How do you know I m mad said Alice You must be, said the Cat, or you wouldn t have come here 150 years ago, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson welcomed a new Dean to Christ Church College, Oxford, along with his family, including the three daughters, Lorina, Edith and Alice Charles had been writing prose and poetry since a very young age, but it was young Alice Liddell who encouraged him to write down the stories he had made up for her and her sisters, thus Alice s Adventures in Wonderland was published and has since been a stalwart in children s reading treasuries.
Charles, orfamously known by his alias Lewis Carroll, was an extraordinary man, graduating from Oxford with a first in Mathematics and going on to stu
THIS BOOK IS MY DREAM.
It s Alice s Adventures in Wonderland, plus Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, plus a ton of critical analysis and fun facts and biographical info and poetry and background and cultural and period information and bonus illustrations and basically all you need or could ever want to know, except if you re me and your love for and curiosity about Alice and Lewis Carroll and Wonderland will never be satiated.
And also it s about a square yard and the font is tiny and it weighs about 30 pounds and takes an eternity to read.
I loved this so much that it made my heart hurt to finish it My version of paradise is probably something like this, where I m alternating between reading the original text I lovethan anything and eloquent, wise, humorous elaboration on things I had n Dreams , figments of the wondrous mind, what things can it createA little girl named Alice, 7 with her big sister a few years older, sitting on the banks of the gentle river Thames, on a calm , warm sunny day, in 1862 how delightful , still she is bored watching her sibling read a book, not paying any attention to her, with no pictures, imagine that getting sleepyOut of nowhere a nervous White Rabbit dashes by Alice, no big deal even though it has clothes on, not thinking it peculiar when the animal speaks, looking at a watch, and declares he will be late to an important party Intrigued the child follows the rapid rabbit down a large hole, a long tunnel , soon finding a precipice, then falling and falling, the never ending drop continues as the frightened girl starts to believe, maybe, quite possible , arrive finally on the other side of the world, w