Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: And Alice Through the Looking Glass (Revised)
ISBN: 0375761381
EAN13: 9780375761386
Language: English
Publication Date: December 10, 2002
Pages: 304
Dimensions: 0.70" H x 7.90" L x 5.20" W
Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
Introduction by A. S. Byatt Illustrations by John Tenniel Includes commissioned endnotes Conceived by a shy British don on a golden afternoon to entertain ten-year-old Alice Liddell and her sisters, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass have delighted generations of readers in more than eighty languages. The clue to the enduring fascination and greatness of the Alice books, writes A. S. Byatt in her Introduction, lies in language. It is play, and word-play, and its endless intriguing puzzles continue to reveal themselves long after we have ceased to be children. Includes a Modern Library Reading Group Guide
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover Conceived by a shy British don on a golden afternoon to entertain ten-year-old Alice Liddell and her sisters, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass have delighted generations of readers in more than eighty languages. The clue to the enduring fascination and greatness of the Alice books, writes A. S. Byatt in her Introduction, lies in language. . . . It is play, and word-play, and its endless intriguing puzzles continue to reveal themselves long after we have ceased to be children.