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Through the Looking-glass

And What Alice Found There

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Through the Looking-glass
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Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass, from 1871, is a children's novel that is often put in the genre "literary nonsense". Although its the sequel of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland it doesn't reference events of the first book; but some of its settings and themes do form a kind of mirror image of Wonderland. While playing with her kittens, Alice wonders what life would be like on the other side of the mirror. Much to her astonishment she passes through it into an alternate world and discovers looking-glass poetry and talking flowers and becomes a piece in a game of chess played by the Red Queen against the White Queen.
Publisher: [S.l.] : Duke Classics, 2012
ISBN: 9781620114919
1620114917
Branch Call Number: eNYPL Book
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Mar 14, 2012
  • aampersand rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A perfect, non-sensical read with lots of hidden meanings and references, and not all of them are as joyous as the book itself. I recommend it to everyone who enjoyed the first book.

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Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898
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