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The Mad Hatter, the Ugly Duchess, the Mock Turtle, the Queen of Hearts, the Cheshire Cat-characters each more eccentric than the last, and that could only have come from Lewis Carroll, the master of sublime nonsense. In these two brilliant burlesques he created two of the most famous and fantastic novels of all time that not only stirred our imagination but revolutionized ...more
Paperback, 167 pages
Published 1946 by Zephyr Books and the Continential Book Company (first published July 4th 1865)
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Liana I got a copy from Amazon UK and it's in English. I haven't been able to find the German one.
Butterfly_Wings8 No it doesn't but there's a separate edition for "Through the Looking Glass"
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Manny
"Good gracious!" said Alice, "I do believe I'm inside a review!"

She turned to the Hatter and the March Hare.

"Well, let me see. Here is the title, and here is the date I read it. That must be today. Now I need to explain the plot and the overall point."

"There is no plot," said the March Hare disagreeably.

"And there is no point," agreed the Hatter.

He poured a little hot tea on the Dormouse's nose, making it wake with a start.

"The book breaks new ground," it said rapidly in a high, sing-song voi
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emma
I posted this review!!! Find it here: https://emmareadstoomuch.wordpress.co....

Just a heads up that I'll be unfriending anyone who hasn't read this book. Two week grace period. Get on it. GET YA LIFE CHANGED.
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THIS IS MY FAVORITE BOOK.

No qualifier. No excuse. No “one of my favorites.” This one is it, y’all.

Well, also Through the Looking Glass. But THAT’S PRACTICALLY THE SECOND HALF OF THE SAME BOOK. (And other examples of my inability to make decisions or commit in any
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James
Having just finished Alice in Wonderland, the first thing that occurs to me is that I wish I had read it years ago. I've known the story of Alice for years thanks to Disney and the Mad Hatter on Batman, but for some reason I didn't get around to reading this as a child. While I expected to like it, I never realized what a joy this book would be.

Carroll was a logician, so it should come as no surprise that he uses his expertise in that field to create many hilarious logical fallacies. But what i
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Irena
Nov 28, 2015 Irena rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I think it was a good choice for me to reread one of my favorite childhood stories before I read the one I really wanted to: Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.

When I was a little girl I LOVED the Disney movie and, since this book has some different aspects, it is no wonder I find the movie to be better.
However, it was still a really enjoyable ride everytime I read it.

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Everlasting quotes are the reason this book is classic, and I love them all!

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I have always wondered what inspir
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karen
Aug 01, 2008 karen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
these are my favorite illustrations for alice...
Johann
Apr 26, 2017 Johann rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
"We're all mad here"

I'm not going to insult your intelligence by giving a plot summary for this book as I think every person on the planet knows the premise. However, for the sake of completion and satisfying my OCD tendencies... Alice is a young girl who falls through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world, meeting lots of weird and peculiar characters. And that's it.

Well, the Mad Hatter isn't wrong. I started this book excited at the premise of reading a classic that I don't recall ever having rea
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Stacy
Mar 23, 2017 Stacy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this, and being read by Michael York and a distinctive touch.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is popularly known to many as a children's book, and Lewis Carroll admitted to writing it for the little girls of the Dean of the college he taught at. A quote from C. S. Lewis, in The Three Ways of Writing For Children (1952), "A children's story which is enjoyed only by children is a bad children's story. The good ones last, because a children's story is the best art-form for somethi
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Maria Angelica
Eu tenho quatro cópias desse livro na minha estante. QUATRO! Só essa semana que eu decidi finalmente lê-lo de verdade.

Obviamente que estou um pouco chateada que não curti tanto quanto gostaria. Sim, é divertido se você se imagina como uma criança lendo, mas falta muita coesão na história. Senti que não se conecta muito bem e as coisas acontecem tão rápido que não dá nem tempo de entender o que está acontecendo. Tive que reler alguns capítulos várias vezes.

Posso estar falando algo muito polêmico
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PorshaJo
I can't believe I never read this one. I've owned a copy for years but just never got around to it. I've seen many variations of movies/cartoons on it and know the story...but just never read it for myself. It is a wonderful book. So full of imagination and strange, odd things. I have to wonder about Carroll and how the heck he came up with this so long ago. From Oxford to Wonderland, that is quite a jump.
Kayla
Apr 06, 2017 Kayla rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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4 Stars.

I Loved it! No wonder it's such a popular choice and so highly talked about! It's fun, whimsical, quirky and just an all around delightful read. It just made me feel good and happy like talking to an old friend. There is no disputing that this belongs in the GREAT Classics category! Believe the hype!

Would Re-Read.
M.
Apr 19, 2017 M. rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Hayalciler, masalcılar, çocuklar, çocuğuna kitap arayanlar, düş gücü aç olanlar
Çocukluğumda beni en çok etkilemiş kitap. Benim gibi pek çok başka çocuğun da dünyasını bütünüyle değiştirmiştir eminim ki.
Alice, gerçek dünyadan bir kaçıştır. Bu çocuklar için gerçeğin doğasının tartışmasız ve sorgusuz kabulüne dayanan ket vurucu bir dünya görüşünden daha esnek, daha yaratıcı bir dünya görüşüne de geçişin kapısının aralanması demek.
Benim için de aynen böyle oldu.
Bu kitabı okuduktan sonra gerçeğin doğasını sorgular oldum. Bir taş, taş olmaktan çıktı, bir mantar mantar olmaktan ç
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Larnacouer  de SH
Bu nasıl muhteşem bir hayal dünyası? Nasıl harika karakterler? Delirececeğim.

Ya gerçekten o kadar tatlı ki, yaşa başa katiyen bakmıyor kesinlikle her yaşa hitap ediyor kitap; farkında olmaksızın karakterlerin ses tonlarına bürünerek yüzünüzde şapşal bir gülümsemeyle okuyorsunuz kitabı.

Kitap, CR listemde yıllardır duruyordu (malum arkadaşlarım özellikle adı lazım değil Deniz, Filiz ve Kübra bilir) bu kez baştan alarak okudum ve inanın bir sayfası bile fazla gelmedi.
Hatta kitap bittiğinden beri
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Lauren
1.5 Stars

I really struggled to rate this. I wasn't expecting much and didn't think I'd like it. Although I don't regret reading it because I wanted to know the story before I read Heartless

This book was really weird and I just didn't like it. Also, Alice was really annoying so I really had to push myself to carry on reading. I was waiting for when we met the Queen of Hearts becuase that was the only reason I read this. Overall, I will never pick this book up again.
Roberta C.
Oct 17, 2016 Roberta C. rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Bello, mi ha fatto tornare bambina...per poco ma meglio di niente! :-)
Obsidian
Mar 10, 2017 Obsidian rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read this book as part of the Dead Writers Society Literary Birthday Challenge for 2016. We read dead authors books whose birthday falls within a particular month. I will see if I have time for another author. I picked this one since it was my favorite as a child. Re-reading as an adult though I realize what a little jerk Alice was at times though.

Alice chases after the White Rabbit and then falls headlong into Wonderland.

Once she arrives in Wonderland she comes across a small door and through
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Huda Yahya


I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then!


انس كل ما تعرفه عن الأفلام أو الكارتون
أو قصص الأطفال المصورة

فأليس لويس كارول كما كتبها شيء مختلف تمام الاختلاف

لقد ألهمت شخصية أليس الحالمة ملايين البشر حول العالم
وبروح المغامرة التي لديها
أعطتهم أملا عظيما في تحقيق أكثر أحلامهم جنونا

وظلت لأكثر من مائة سنة متعة لكل قارئ إنجليزية
ومصدر بهجة لأطفال لا حصر لعددهم

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Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.

Now, here, you see, it takes al
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Léonard Gaya
May 17, 2017 Léonard Gaya rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I remember reading and loving this book as a child. I identified with Alice’s point of view, lost in a world both strange and familiar. All the characters she encountered were mad and funny. There was a sense of playful and sparkling adventure. I loved the vintage illustrations by John Tenniel. I guess the charming Walt Disney adaptation also influenced my perception of the book.

My impression, as I re-read Lewis Carroll’s novel now, is entirely different. The atmosphere of childish innocence is
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Daniel
Mar 01, 2017 Daniel rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Znaci neko mi je obrisao "opis" za ovu knjigu. WTF??? Mislim nije da je neko remek delo od misljenja ali ko ima prava da brise tako nesto bez ikakvog objasnjenja. F*UCK.
Mohammed Arabey
Mar 02, 2017 Mohammed Arabey rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
أليس يا فتاة بعُمرِ الزهورِ ، تطيرُ أحلامُها كالطيورِ
'وقد حكي السيد تشارلز دودجسون تلك الحكاية بناء علي طلب أبنة صديقه 'أليس ليديل

لأرضِ الجمالِ وأرض الغرائب ، ودنيا الخيالِ بلاد العجائب
ثم كتبها، كعالم سحري ارتجالي ، لا منطقي ولامعقول..لكنه ملئ بالرموز والنقد والسخرية

أليس يا فتاة تحبُ الجميع ، ونورَ الحياةِ وزهر الربيع
ليصير جزء من طفولة كل اطفال العالم طوال 152 عاما ومازال مستمرا

خذينا وطيري .. لدنيا الأثيرِ ، إلى رحلةٍ حلوةٍ ممتعة
وربما يتذكر جيل الثمانينات ذلك الكارتون الياباني المبني علي الرواية
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Maria
Jan 06, 2010 Maria rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I absolutely love this book. It's complete nonsense of course, but that's the great thing about it. Alice, a little girl, falls down a rabbit hole and enters Wonderland, filled with talking animals and strange creatures, and a pack of cards that has a life of its own. It's a dream, and like most dreams it makes absolutely no sense at all. It was one of my favourite books as a child, so I decided to re-read it after 30 odd years, and I'm glad I did. It made me laugh out loud.
Ömer
Apr 25, 2017 Ömer rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.9/5

"Ama ben delilerin arasına düşmek istemiyorum ki!" dedi Alice.
"Başka şansın yok," dedi Kedi, "burada hepimiz deliyiz. Ben deliyim. Sen delisin."
"Benim deli olduğumu nereden çıkardınız?"
"Öyle olman gerek," dedi Kedi, "yoksa burada olmazdın."


Çok ilginç bir yorum girdim, bence bakın :D Yorumu için: http://kronikokur.blogspot.com.tr/201...
Nayra.Hassan
Mar 04, 2017 Nayra.Hassan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
هي خاطبت الطفل الكامن في كل منا..فتدحرجنا معها في الحفرة..بعد ان تضاءل حجمنا..و تتبعنا الارنب..لننبهر كلنا بأرض العجائب. ..حيث تعبر اليس من عالم الطفولة لعالم النضج..و ينبعث وعيها من تحت الارض..
نتعلم معها إننا يجب ان نخضع القواعد على ان ننفذها بوعي و رحمة

لويس كارول هو الاسم المستعار لأستاذ جامعى للرياضيات. .لذا لم تمر روايته مرور الكرام كعمل الأطفال
..فالرمز و الطبقات المتعددة هى ما يميز رحلة اليس. .فالمغامرات مسلية الكبير و الصغير. ..الشخصيات رمزية ..كلامها فلسفي ذو وجهين
ب{الطبع سأقوم بكل شيء ب
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Fatemeh Nazari
Mar 15, 2017 Fatemeh Nazari rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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خب !
واقعا فوق العاده بود !
به نظرم آليس در سرزمين عجايب كتابى نيست كه بشه گفت حتما بايد تو بچگى خونده ميشد!
من اين كتاب رو تو ١٧ سالگى خوندم و واقعا لذت بردم.
تَسنِيمْ
من من جيل التسعينات لا يعرف أليس؟
هذه طفولة متأخرة مثلا.. أو حكايات جديدة لأخي الصغير
:)
Jean
Delightfully sumptuous and printed on heavy quality paper, the pages edged with gilt and the whole bound in cloth, this is a little treasure of a book. It is tiny, at about 13cm tall being even smaller than the "miniature" edition published in 1908. Lewis Carroll himself wrote this version of his famous story, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland so that it would be accessible to the smallest children or "very little folks", as he termed them, and the book's design is perfect to appeal both to littl ...more
Flor
Nov 20, 2016 Flor rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2016
Carroll le da sentido al "sin sentido" o nonsense con esta obra.
Una vez que me saqué la racionalidad de encima pude disfrutar de los disparates de Alicia, que está tan loca como todos en el País de las Maravillas.
Un plus fue leer la historia con la compañía de las bellísimas ilustraciones de Lacombe.
Ojalá pronto pueda leer "Atraves del espejo"
The Book Queen
Sep 21, 2015 The Book Queen rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: childrens
This is how you do 'good crazy'. The wackiness never felt forced, like The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy did in the later books. This was just a fun, quick childhood read - it took me about half an hour to finish it over two days - perfect for getting back on track with my Reading Challenge, although it might be cheating a little.

~ شهد جزاء
May 28, 2017 ~ شهد جزاء rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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What a wonderful dream it had been ! 😀💗




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Heidi-Marie
I've never really been a fan of Alice in Wonderland. The cartoon was creepy. Both human versions I've seen are just flat out bizarre. And then as a college student I learned too much about the author that I just couldn't separate author's life from author's work. (It's unfortunate when that happens, too.) Knowing pretty much all that was going to happen--and much of the lines having been quoted verbatim in some movie version--it wasn't interest-gripping. I may read the sequel just to know the di ...more
Amber
Dec 02, 2016 Amber rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own, classics
As whimsical as ever, but at times it seemed to jump around randomly. Side note, Scarlett Johansson did an excellent job narrating the audiobook for this.
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The Reverend 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.

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“How puzzling all these changes are! I'm never sure what I'm going to be, from one minute to another.” 471 likes
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