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Alice In Wonderland

Alice In Wonderland
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'Alice's Adventures In Wonderland' is probably the first real children's novel. Until Lewis Carroll came along, it was practically unheard of for a publisher to release a book that aimed to give pleasure and entertainment to children with no secret educational or moral motives. But Carroll and 'Alice' changed all that.

But who was he, this Oxford mathematician, and how did he come to write this classic work? And what is its legacy? If there had been no Alice, would we really have no Winnie-the-Pooh, no Roald Dahl, Peter Pan? Would we never have met Frodo and Gollum, or had exciting adventures at Hogwarts? And what do people think of Alice today, a century and a half since it was first published?

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