The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and the Secret History of Wonderland
Released! 06/01/2015
The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and the Secret History of Wonderland
by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst
Hardcover

Following his acclaimed life of Dickens, Robert Douglas-Fairhurst illuminates the tangled history of two lives and two books. Drawing on numerous unpublished sources, he examines in detail the peculiar friendship between the Oxford mathematician Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) and Alice Liddell, the child for whom he invented the Alice stories, and analyzes how this relationship stirred Carroll’s imagination and influenced the creation of Wonderland. It also explains why read more