Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland is a cultural phenomenon. First published in 1865, it has never been out of print and has been translated into 170 languages. But why does it have such enduring and universal appeal for both adults and children?
Beginning by plunging the reader into the spectacular new wonderland of acclaimed illustrator Kristjana S. Williams, Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser goes on to explore how Lewis Carroll's celebrated Alice books have fuelled creative minds for over 150 Years. This unique publication takes us on a journey whose scope ranges from art, literature, theatre and film through science and technology to fashion and politics, encouraging us to ask whether we should all try to be more like Alice.
Publisher: V & A Publishing
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 1620 g
Dimensions: 305 x 250 x 24 mm
'As Alice herself once said: "what is the use of a book without pictures or conversation?" This book provides plenty of the former while encouraging, I'm sure, much of the latter.' -- - - Antonino Tati, Cream Magazine, October 2020 'This playful and visually stunning tome investigates the Alice phenomenon and includes dreamy illustrations and quotes from a host of aficionados...' -- - - Australian Women's Weekly 'a rich accompanying coffee table book' -- - - Tianwei Zhang, WWD, May 19 2021 'full of riches' -- - - Claire Allfree, The Telegraph, 18th May 2021 'deserve[s] to be on anyone's bookshelf'-- - - Michael Glover, The Tablet, 15th September 2021