Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There Review

In 1865, English author CHARLES LUTWIDGE DODGSON (1832-1898), aka Lewis Carroll, wrote a fantastical adventure story for the young daughters of a friend. The adventures of Alice-named for one of the little girls to whom the book was dedicated-who journeys down a rabbit hole and into a whimsical underworld realm instantly struck a chord with the British public, and then with readers around the world. In 1872, in reaction to the universal acclaim *Alice's Adventures in Wonderland* received, Dodgson published this sequel. Nothing is quite what it seems once Alice journeys through the looking-glass, and Dodgson's wit is infectious as he explores concepts of mirror imagery, time running backward, and strategies of chess-all wrapped up in the exploits of a spirited young girl who parries with the Red Queen, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, and other unlikely characters. In many ways, this sequel has had an even greater impact on today's pop culture than the first book.

Title:Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There
Edition Language:English

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  • Hailey (Hailey in Bookland)

    *Reread July 2017*Reread for booktube-a-thon 2017! Do I really have to tell you I loved it? I think you should know that by now!...

  • Manny

    "But are you really pro-life?" asked Alice. "Because you know, I've heard pro-life people talk before, and they sound quite different." "When I use a word," Trumpty Drumpty said, in rather a scornful ...

  • Henry Avila

    Alice at the ripe old age of seven and a half is still bored , as she plays with her adorable black and white kittens, yet she needs something better, again ignored by her older sister...wants more st...

  • Luffy

    Goodreads having eaten my first review of this book, I need to hastily rewrite another. Basically Alice in Wonderland is the superior book, but not by much. Book 2 is proof that Lewis Carroll can make...

  • Bangadybangz

    If you love children's stories, you will love Through the Looking Glass.If you love magic, you will love Through the Looking Glass.If you love words, you will love Through the Looking Glass.I love Thr...

  • Aishu Rehman

    A charming book, full of surprising insights into the true meaning and historical background of various seemingly straightforward passages in the Alice books. So much so, that one wishes that there we...

  • J.G. Keely

    I think that the failure not only of Children's Literature as a whole, but of our very concept of children and the child's mind is that we think it a crime to challenge and confront that mind. Childre...

  • J.L.   Sutton

    Finished Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland and plunged Through the Looking Glass. At first, while it was enjoyable, not much seemed new about Alice’s continued adventures. However, Carroll’s i...

  • emma

    review i didn't write in 2016 to come...

  • Foad

    آلیس گفت: "توی سرزمین ما، اگه یه مدت طولانی با سرعت بدوی، میرسى به یه جای دیگه."ملکه قرمز گفت: "چه سرزمین کوچیکی! ...