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Lewis Carroll: A Biography

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In this illuminating biography of the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, who wrote under the name of Lewis Carroll, Donald Thomas has revealed the many paradoxes of Dodgson: he was a mathematician and logician who glorified illogic and non sequitur; he was a conservative professor and clergyman who was friends with the Bohemians; he wrote books for children filled with ima

Hardcover, 404 pages
Published January 28th 1999 by Barnes & Noble (first published 1999)
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I don't always agree with Thomas's view of Carroll but its an engrossing read nonetheless.
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Donald Thomas is a terrible author 1 1 Aug 19, 2015 09:23PM  
aka Francis Selwyn

Donald Serrell Thomas is an English author of (primarily) Victorian-era historical, crime and detective fiction, as well as books on factual crime and criminals, in particular several academic books on the history of crime in London. He has written a number of biographies, two volumes of poetry, and has also edited volumes of poetry by John Dryden and the Pre-Raphaelites.
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