One golden summer afternoon in 1862, the young Oxford mathematics don Charles Dodgson shared a picnic with three little girls in a boat on the River Thames.
One of the sisters, Alice Liddell, asked for a story "with plenty of nonsense in it".
The adventure he created for her under the pen name Lewis Carroll and the unforgettable characters he invented - the White Rabbit, the March Hare, the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat, amongst others - have enchanted generations of readers thoughout the world.
The world of Lewis Carroll, whose powerful imagination gave us the timeless magic of "Alice in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass", is here vividly brought to life.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 176 pages, 159 illustrations, 118 in colour
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Publication Date: 02/06/1997
- Category: Biography: general
- ISBN: 9780500300756