The Annotated Alice: "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" AND "Through the Looking Glass"
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The Annotated Alice: "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" AND "Through the Looking Glass" : The Definitive Edition: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

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'A landmark, bringing together a lifetime's work on Lewis Carroll by writer and mathematician Martin Gardner. He dazzles on Carroll's puzzles and games of logic and entertains on everything from Alice's influence on the Beat poet Jack Kerouac to howmercury in hat linings turned hatters mad...it is unsurpassed' - Jackie Wullschlager, Financial Times 'The indispensable guide to a classic of English literature...no one who has ever wondered about the meaning of 'Jabberwocky' should fail to include on their Christmas list' - Robert McCrum, Observershow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 20mm | 258.55g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • illustrations, references
  • 0140289291
  • 9780140289299
  • 32,357

About Lewis Carroll

Martin Gardner is the undisputed king of Carroll scholarship. He is also the author of many books on mathematical puzzles in Penguin. Now 87-years old, he lives in Hendersonville, North Carolina.show more

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'A landmark, bringing together a lifetime's work on Lewis Carroll by writer and mathematician Martin Gardner. He dazzles on Carroll's puzzles and games of logic and entertains on everything from Alice's influence on the Beat poet Jack Kerouac to how mercury in hat linings turned hatters mad...it is unsurpassed' - Jackie Wullschlager, Financial Times 'The indispensable guide to a classic of English literature...no one who has ever wondered about the meaning of 'Jabberwocky' should fail to include on their Christmas list' - Robert McCrum, Observershow more
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