Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll was the pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, a renowned English writer, mathematician, and photographer. Born on January 27, 1832, Carroll is best known for his classic children's books 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' and its sequel 'Through the Looking-Glass.' His works are celebrated for their playful use of language, logic, and fantasy. Carroll's writing has been influential in both the literary and mathematical fields, and his stories continue to be popular with readers of all ages.

Books

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  1. 1. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    This novel follows the story of a young girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantastical world full of peculiar creatures and bizarre experiences. As she navigates through this strange land, she encounters a series of nonsensical events, including a tea party with a Mad Hatter, a pool of tears, and a trial over stolen tarts. The book is renowned for its playful use of language, logic, and its exploration of the boundaries of reality.

  2. 2. Through the Looking Glass

    This sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland sees the young protagonist, Alice, embarking on another whimsical journey after stepping through a looking glass. In this mirror-image world, Alice encounters talking flowers, living chess pieces, and a variety of eccentric characters, including Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Red Queen, and Humpty Dumpty. The narrative is structured around a game of chess, with Alice striving to become a queen. The book is filled with clever wordplay, riddles, and fantastical elements, reflecting the author's unique take on logic and language.

  3. 3. Complete Works

    The book is a comprehensive collection of the imaginative and whimsical works of a renowned 19th-century British author, best known for his iconic children's literature. It includes his famous tales of a young girl's surreal adventures in a fantastical land after falling down a rabbit hole, as well as the sequel that takes her through a looking-glass world where everything is reversed. The compilation also features a range of the author's poetry, including nonsense verses filled with wordplay and logic puzzles, as well as other novels, essays, and miscellaneous writings that showcase his talent for satire, logic, and fantasy.

  4. 4. The Hunting of the Snark: An Agony, in Eight Fits

    "The Hunting of the Snark: An Agony, in Eight Fits" is a whimsical and absurd narrative poem that follows a crew of nine peculiar characters, including a Bellman, a Baker, a Barrister, and a Broker, on a sea voyage in search of a mythical creature known as the Snark. The journey is fraught with strange events and nonsensical encounters, all portrayed with the author's characteristic blend of logic and lunacy. The story concludes with the Baker's mysterious disappearance after he encounters what he believes to be the Snark, leaving readers to ponder the true nature of this elusive creature.