By Gregory Maguire
From the multi-million-copy bestselling writer of depraved comes a mystical new twist on Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, released to coincide with the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Lewis's Carroll's loved classic.
When Alice toppled down the rabbit-hole a hundred and fifty years in the past, she stumbled on a Wonderland as rife with inconsistent ideas and abrasive egos because the global she left in the back of. yet what of that global? How did 1860s Oxford react to Alice's disappearance?
In this superb paintings of fiction, Gregory Maguire turns his fabulous mind's eye to the query of underworlds, undergrounds, underpinnings—and understandings previous and new, delivering a creative spin on Carroll's enduring story. Ada, a pal of Alice's pointed out in brief in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, is off to go to her pal, yet arrives a second too late—and tumbles down the rabbit-hole herself.
Ada brings to Wonderland her personal imperfect apprehension of reason and impact as she embarks on an odyssey to discover Alice and spot her thoroughly domestic from this surreal international less than the realm. If Eurydice can ever be back to the hands of Orpheus, or Lazarus should be raised from the tomb, might be Alice could be back to lifestyles. both approach, every little thing that occurs subsequent is "After Alice."
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