Lewis Carroll

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Lewis Carroll

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born
in Daresbury, Warrington, Cheshire, England, The United Kingdom
January 27, 1832

died
December 14, 1898

gender
male

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influences


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The Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known by the pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican clergyman and photographer.

His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass as well as the poems "The Hunting of the Snark" and "Jabberwocky", all considered to be within the genre of literary nonsense.

Oxford scholar, Church of England Deacon, University Lecturer in Mathematics and Logic, academic author of learned theses, gifted pioneer of portrait photography, colourful writer of imaginative genius and yet a shy and pedantic man, Lewis Carroll stands pre-eminent in the pantheon of inventive literary geniuses.

He also has works published under his real n...more


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“I can't go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely, "and go on till you come to the end: then stop.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“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.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

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If you could live in any of these fictional worlds, which world would that be?

Jrr Tolkien's Middle Earth
 
  429 votes, 32.1%

C.S. Lewises Narnia
 
  358 votes, 26.8%

Lewis Carroll's Wonderland
 
  156 votes, 11.7%

J.M. Barrie's Neverland
 
  144 votes, 10.8%

George R.R. Martin's Westeros
 
  127 votes, 9.5%

Suzanne Collins's Panem
 
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Markus Heitz' Girdlegard
 
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