Lewis Carroll’s nonsense verse with John Tenniel’s classic illustrations.
Lewis Carroll is famous for his two novels, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. Queen Victoria was such a fan that she instructed her bookseller to send her anything he wrote; and was then surprised to receive a mathematical treatise by one Charles Dodgson: Carroll was but a pen-name.
Equally famous is Carroll’s nonsense verse, collected here with an introduction by Louise Guinness. Carroll’s fantasy world has become part of our living culture, characters such as Tweedledum and Tweedledee and adventures such as the Hunting of the Snark embedded in our imaginations since early youth