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The Real Alice in Wonderland: A Role Model for the Ages

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Alice Pleasance Liddell inspired what is considered today to be the greatest children’s story of all time - Alice's Adventures In Wonderland. Alice's Adventures In Wonderland brought Alice Liddell and Lewis Carroll together forever. The story behind this story is a dramatic saga of a very creative, curious, and magnetic young girl who grew up to become a cultural icon and ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published February 1st 2010 by AuthorHouse
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Jesse
While this book included more information on Alice's life as an adult it otherwise did not impress. The format was awkward and felt hurriedly stuffed with quotes from the books. Information was given out of order and rumors suggested as truth without any credence. There was a slim bibliography, but no notes. Finally, the artwork was like a scrapbook gone wrong. I find myself disappointed as a whole.
Ofilia
This book is a mess! It is in no way to be considered an official or academic biography of Alice Liddell, the inspiration behind Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. However, the hodgepodge style and information presented in bite sized pieces makes it a very attractive read. It is full of anecdotes and quotes from the books she inspired as well as letters written to her and by her. There are lots of interesting photos, although many of them are used repeatedly and I could have done without the o ...more
Lee
Certainly a different view of Lewis Carroll and Alice Liddel than the other book I read. The pictures are amazing and they stories very entertaining.
Mj
May 24, 2011 Mj added it
Very interesting and enlightening look at Alice Liddell and Charles Dodgson, writing as Lewis Carroll. I would like to visit these areas and see the inspiration.
Kristin Pierce
This gorgeous novel about the Alice who inspired Lewis Carroll's famous children's novel will cause readers to want to pick up Alice in Wonderland and read it again.
Jules Hucke
Yes, it's visually busy, but so was Victorian England; the book follows the design aesthetic of the era it portrays. An enjoyable read.
Kristina
Woa! Jus' saw this b-e-a-utiful coffee table book @ my friendly local library!!! I'm taking a gander @ this one tonight. :)
Mike
It was a book. Interesting facts. it does make me want to read more about Carroll.
Lori Gallagher
Agree..visually a mess..but did learn some things about Alice Liddell that I didn't know.
June
Just beautiful. Coffee table heaven. Fast food for the soul.
Alex DK
Interesting book, but visually a bit busy.
Sofia
This book is a visual train wreck.
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