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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

  • List Price: $29.95
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  • Seller:swati21
  • Sales Rank:1,164,900
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Hardcover
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:Revised ed.
  • Pages:120
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):2.4
  • Dimensions (in):8.9 x 0.7 x 12.2
  • Publication Date:January 10, 2012
  • ISBN:1897476426
  • EAN:9781897476420
  • ASIN:1897476426
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Editorial Reviews:
Synopsis
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is one of the most exciting and original books in world literature. Lewis Carroll’s tale of childhood whimsy has something to offer anyone with a curiosity to follow Alice down the rabbit-hole. This limited edition is distinguished by Iassen Ghiuselev’s extraordinary illustrations. His master stroke was the creation of one painting which tells the entire adventure. The dreamscape takes viewers into perspective distortions that defy logic and invites them to journey through time and space like Alice herself. A tour de force of innovative book illustration and design, embellished with exquisite calligraphy, and an essential addition to every Alice in Wonderland collection.
Amazon.com Review
Source of legend and lyric, reference and conjecture, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is for most children pure pleasure in prose. While adults try to decipher Lewis Carroll's putative use of complex mathematical codes in the text, or debate his alleged use of opium, young readers simply dive with Alice through the rabbit hole, pursuing "The dream-child moving through a land / Of wonders wild and new." There they encounter the White Rabbit, the Queen of Hearts, the Mock Turtle, and the Mad Hatter, among a multitude of other characters--extinct, fantastical, and commonplace creatures. Alice journeys through this Wonderland, trying to fathom the meaning of her strange experiences. But they turn out to be "curiouser and curiouser," seemingly without moral or sense.

For more than 130 years, children have reveled in the delightfully non-moralistic, non-educational virtues of this classic. In fact, at every turn, Alice's new companions scoff at her traditional education. The Mock Turtle, for example, remarks that he took the "regular course" in school: Reeling, Writhing, and branches of Arithmetic-Ambition, Distraction, Uglification, and Derision. Carroll believed John Tenniel's illustrations were as important as his text. Naturally, Carroll's instincts were good; the masterful drawings are inextricably tied to the well-loved story. (All ages) --Emilie Coulter


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