By Lewis Carroll
First released 1865
First released in Puffin Books 1946
Reissued during this variation 2015
Cover representation by means of John Tenniel
You by no means comprehend the place you'll end up in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland via Lewis Carroll!
Join Alice in Wonderland, the place not anything is kind of because it seems.
On a typical summer's afternoon, Alice tumbles down a gap and a unprecedented event starts. In a wierd global with even stranger characters, she meets a grinning cat and a rabbit with a pocket watch, joins a Mad Hatter's Tea get together, and performs croquet with the Queen! misplaced during this delusion land, Alice reveals herself growing to be progressively more curious by way of the minute . . .
With a perfectly inspiring creation via Chris Riddell, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is likely one of the twelve tremendous vintage tales relaunched with a stunning new conceal.
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I suppose innocence is a precarious bliss. On the other hand, if one’s mind is like a dead mole’s belly, it is wise, I think, to examine it closely but not too often, and to repeat that confirmation for one’s self every morning and evening. As a young child I had been, of course, as naturally religious as a savage or an angel. But even then, I think, I never could quite believe that Paradise was a mere Fenne-land. ’ I held down my limp, coral-coloured arithmetic. ‘Yes,’ said she. I wondered awhile, losing myself, as if in wanderings like Ariel’s, between the clouds.
Apart from these, one or two old country friends and distant relatives, I believe, attended his funeral, but none even of them can have been profoundly interested in the Hop, the Oyster, or the Cherry, at least in the abstract. Dr. Grose, owing to ill-health, had given up his practice and was gone abroad. But though possibly inquiry was made after the small creature that had been left behind, I stubbornly shut myself away in my room under the roof, listening in a fever of apprehension to every sinister movement in the house beneath.
But it was my soul, if that is brother to the spirit and can be neighbour to pride, that revolted against her proposition. I had to shut my eyes at the very remembrance of Miss Fenne’s prim and musty drawing-room. Every intimation, every jerk of her trembling head, every pounce of her jewelled fingers only hardened my heart. Poor Miss Fenne. Her resentment at my refusal seemed to increase her shortness of sight. Looking in on her from my balcony, I had the advantage of her, as she faced me in the full light in her chair, dressed up in her old lady’s clothes like a kind of human Alp among my pygmy belongings.
Alices Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll