Alice and wonderland book series
Alice in Wonderland Collection: All Four Books
People love them some monomyth, from Gilgamesh to Star Wars. But I think the real draw is how perfectly Wonderland captures the landscape of dreams: the tumble into the dark, the illogic that nonetheless contains a kind of sense, the fantastic that is at turns wondrous and dangerous. There is so much to Wonderland, so many places off the path that have yet to be explored. Add to Bag. Alice , by Christina Henry Alice is one of the darker reimaginings on this list. Her one friend is Hatcher, a butcher who murders with an ax. They have to make their way through the Old City with something like luck to sustain them, and the way luck often does, it runs out.
The tale plays with logic , giving the story lasting popularity with adults as well as with children. Alice was published in , three years after Charles Lutwidge Dodgson and the Reverend Robinson Duckworth rowed in a boat, on 4 July  this popular date of the "golden afternoon"  might be a confusion or even another Alice-tale, for that particular day was cool, cloudy and rainy  , up the Isis with the three young daughters of Henry Liddell the Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University and Dean of Christ Church : Lorina Charlotte Liddell aged 13, born "Prima" in the book's prefatory verse ; Alice Pleasance Liddell aged 10, born "Secunda" in the prefatory verse ; Edith Mary Liddell aged 8, born "Tertia" in the prefatory verse.
Lewis Carroll was the pen name used by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson born died in He was a mathematician, English writer, Anglican deacon, logician, and a photographer. He is also known for his facility at logic, word play, and fantasy. Carroll family was mainly northern English but had Irish connections. Most of his male ancestors were either Church of England clergy or army officers.