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Mad Hatters and March Hares: All-New Stories…

Mad Hatters and March Hares: All-New Stories from the World of Lewis… (2017)

by Ellen Datlow (Editor), Devi Pillai (Editor)

Other authors: Richard Bowes (Contributor), C. S. E. Cooney (Contributor), Kris Dikeman (Contributor), Andy Duncan (Contributor), Jeffrey Ford (Contributor)12 more, Stephen Graham Jones (Contributor), Matthew Kressel (Contributor), Seanan McGuire (Contributor), Priya Sharma (Contributor), Delia Sherman (Contributor), Angela Slatter (Contributor), Catherynne M. Valente (Contributor), Genevieve Valentine (Contributor), Katherine Vaz (Contributor), Kaaron Warren (Contributor), Ysabeau S. Wilce (Contributor), Jane Yolen (Contributor)

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From master anthologist Ellen Datlow comes an all-original of weird tales inspired by the strangeness of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There. Between the hallucinogenic, weird, imaginative wordplay and the brilliant mathematical puzzles and social satire, Alice has been read, enjoyed, and savored by every generation since its publication. Datlow asked eighteen of the most brilliant and acclaimed writers working today to dream up stories inspired by all the strange events and surreal characters found in Wonderland.… (more)



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This is a collection of 18 short stories based on Alice in Wonderland. It was interesting to read as some were very loosely based, and others were a closer fit. Some were sad and some were scary, but all involved an Alice. ( )
  Linyarai | Feb 16, 2020 |
This review was written for LibraryThing Early Reviewers.
I received this audio book as part of the Early Reviewers program (and it played fine on my car stereo). It's an enjoyable collection of stories inspired by Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. It's a mixed bag, as most short story collections are, but it contains several stories that make it worth reading. My favorites include: "Conjoined" by Jane Yolen, "Sentence Like a Saturday" by Seanan McGuire, "Worrity Worrity" by Andy Duncan, and (the best, in my opinion), "The Flame After the Candle" by Catherynne M. Valente. The narrators did a fine job with the stories. As another reviewer suggested, A printed table of contents on the case would have been useful. ( )
  MFenn | Nov 12, 2018 |
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Won this in the early reviewers program.
I usually enjoy stories that take place in an established world with established characters but kind of put interesting spins on those places. This is a collection of short stories with a couple of poems mixed in by different authors all based on Alice In Wonderland.
Pretty enjoyable, kind of a mixed bag. some of these stories I really enjoyed others not so much. all were interesting. Some were too dark for my taste. The readers did a good job on some stories, while others they seemed to be just reading.
A note on the format. This was the audio version on MP3 CDs. These are CDs that won't play anywhere except a computer, I find these annoying because I have to download them to my PC, then upload them to an MP3 player to listen to. Regular CDs would be so much more enjoyable and easy. ( )
  hredwards | May 24, 2018 |
We chose this book for our spring semester faculty book club, reading only a story or two per week. We had a fun time discussing the book. One professor was an "expert" on the Alice trilogy. Another was a great discussion leader who brought out probing questions to think about. Most of us agreed we enjoyed some stories more than others. Some stories follow the Alice books or draw more from them than others. We tended to like those stories more. We all felt the strongest stories were those at the beginning and end of the book and the mediocre ones were mostly in the middle. Poems served as "book ends." I especially enjoyed the poem shaped like a teapot. One of the more memorable stories depicts an elderly Alice and older Peter Pan in a discussion. It was a fun book for our book club. ( )
  thornton37814 | Apr 20, 2018 |
I did not enjoy this. Only a few of the authors make even slight nods to the 19th century nonsense and intelligent, sly subversiveness of the originals. This reads like dark urban fantasy verging into horror. Sort of tales of wonder-why land. ( )
  quondame | Mar 6, 2018 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Datlow, EllenEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pillai, DeviEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Bowes, RichardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cooney, C. S. E.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dikeman, KrisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Duncan, AndyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ford, JeffreyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jones, Stephen GrahamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kressel, MatthewContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McGuire, SeananContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sharma, PriyaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sherman, DeliaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Slatter, AngelaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Valente, Catherynne M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Valentine, GenevieveContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Vaz, KatherineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Warren, KaaronContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wilce, Ysabeau S.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Yolen, JaneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cooney, C.S. E.Narratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Summerer, Eric MichaelNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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