Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.
Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll (original 1871; edition 1984)
Best Fantasy Novels (49)
Favourite Books (206)
19th Century (10)
Folio Society (119)
A Novel Cure (10)
Female Protagonist (516)
Ambleside Books (63)
Classic Fantasy (75)
Is contained in
Is retold in
Has the (non-series) sequel
Has the adaptation
Is abridged in
Has as a reference guide/companion
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0140620877, Paperback)I had sent my heroine straight down a rabbit-hole ...without the least idea what was to happen afterwards,' wrote Charles Dodgson, describing how Alice was conjured up one 'golden afternoon' in 1862 to entertain his child-friend Alice Liddell. His dream worlds of nonsensical Wonderland and the back-to-front Looking-Glass kingdom depict order turned upside-down: a baby turns into a pig; time is abandoned at a disordered tea-party; and a chaotic game of chess makes a seven-year-old girl a Queen. But amongst the anarchic humour and sparkling word play, puzzles, paradoxes and riddles, are poignant moments of elegiac nostalgia for lost childhood. Startlingly original and experimental, the Alice books provide readers with a double window on both child and adult worlds.
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:46:56 -0400)
After climbing through the mirror in her room, Alice enters a world similar to a chess board where she experiences many curious adventures with its fantastic inhabitants.
(summary from another edition)
14 editions of this book were published by Audible.com.
2 editions of this book were published by Penguin Australia.
2 editions of this book were published by Candlewick Press.