The Mystery of Lewis Carroll

The Mystery of Lewis Carroll

Discovering the Whimsical, Thoughtful and Sometimes Lonely Man Who Created Alice in Wonderland

Book - 2010
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A portrait of the author of "Alice in Wonderland" analyzes contradictory aspects of his character, tapping recently discovered sources to set Carroll's life in the context of Victorian England, and assesses his financial difficulties and his relationship with the real Alice.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 2010
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780312612986
Branch Call Number: Biography B Car


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Dec 09, 2017

(*Lewis Carroll quote*) - "If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there."

Born in 1832 (the eldest of 11 children) - Lewis Carroll (birth-name - Charles Dodgson) was an English writer, mathematician, logician, and photographer.

Carroll is, of course, best known for his fascinating work of fiction titled "Alice's Adventures In Wonderland" which was first published in 1865. It was a delightful tale of adventure that quickly went on to become a bona-fide classic in children's literature.

Competently researched and written by Jenny Woolf - This biography of Carroll (who never married) is an in-depth character-portrait that closely analyzes many of the contradictory aspects of Carroll's sometimes puzzling personality traits.

(*Note*) - In 1898 - Lewis Carroll (65 at the time) died of pneumonia following a severe bout of influenza.

Dimmu16 Apr 05, 2012

this book is too perfect! It tells you everything you need to know about Lewis Caroll and more! If your doing a project on him or Alice in wonderland this is perfect to get you en A+!

ser_library Nov 21, 2010

a fan's justifying biography of Lewid Sarroll and Charles Lutwidge Dodgson

great pictures


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