Through the Looking Glass, (and What Alice Found There), by Lewis Carroll, is a sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Six months later, while playing with her two kittens, Alice is intrigued by a large mirror and, wondering about the world that exists on the other side, discovers to her amazement that she can step right through it and into the fantastic world beyond. Through the Looking-Glass was published in 1871. It includes such celebrated verses as Jabberwocky and The Walrus and the Carpenter, as well as the famous episode with Tweedledum and Tweedledee. The mirror which inspired Carroll is currently displayed in Charlton Kings.
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About the Author
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, 27 January 1832 - 14 January 1898, is better known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll. He was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and its sequel, Through the Looking-Glass, His poems, such as The Hunting of the Snark, are examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic and fantasy. There are societies in many parts of the world dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of his works, and to the investigation of his life.
Date of Birth:January 27, 1832
Date of Death:January 14, 1898
Place of Birth:Daresbury, Cheshire, England
Place of Death:Guildford, Surrey, England
Education:Richmond School, Christ Church College, Oxford University, B.A., 1854; M.A., 1857