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Looking-Glass House: The Lost Manuscript of “Through the Looking-Glass” by Lewis Carroll

Many autors have attempted to write stories in ‘Wonderland’ style, pretending them to be recently recovered ‘lost’ stories by Lewis Carroll. This book is different. It is Carroll’s original “Through the Looking Glass” tale, but in a ‘lost format’.

looking-glass-house“Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” first appeared as a manuscript called “Alice’s Adventures Underground“. It was written purely for the amusement of Lewis Carroll’s child-friend Alice Liddell, without any intention to publish it, and it had his own drawings in it. He gave the manuscript to her as a Christmas present.

The sequel, “Through the Looking Glass and what Alice found there”, was written with publication in mind and never appeared in manuscript form. Until now. Daniel Rover Singer has put the story into a font based on Lewis Carroll’s handwriting, and Jonathan David Dixon has provided more than 30 pen-and-ink drawings, trying to mimic Carroll’s style. The result is a book that quite looks like a manuscript that Lewis Carroll could have written, if he had indeed created one for the “Looking Glass” story!

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Interested in owning a copy? You can buy it from Amazon.com

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