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Alice at 80

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¿Qué pasó en realidad entre Alice Liddell -la precoz niña de 10 años- y Lewis Carrol, su perturbador fotógrafo y escritor? David R. Slavitt nos ofrece una posible historia de relación tan ambigua como misteriosa. En un brillante juego entre la realidad y la fantasía, Alicia, octogenaria, intenta descubrir los secretos de una historia que la marcó para siempre, al mismo tie ...more
Hardcover, 257 pages
Published July 1st 1984 by Doubleday Books (first published 1984)
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Robert Wechsler
Apr 11, 2013 Robert Wechsler rated it it was amazing
Shelves: american-lit
Along with Salazar Blinks, this is Slavitt's best novel. The inspiration of Alice in Wonderland comes to Columbia University to accept an award, if I remember correctly. It's a moving, wonderful, always surprising story. Highly recommended.
Karo
Jul 20, 2015 Karo rated it it was amazing
I really love this book. I think Slavitt did a wonderful job of mixing fantasy and reality in this story.
I got this book by an accident: a older cousin of mine knowing that I liked obscure "sebo" (used book store) books bought it for me when I was 11 years old. She thought erroneously that is was some kind of children's book based on Alice in Wonderland. Well it is not. The subject matter is the relationship between the "real" Alice - Alice Liddell - and Lewis Carroll and the impact that this f
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