If you have ever held disdain for a book with no pictures or no interesting characters and conversations, you will understand Alice’s terrible plight at the beginning of her Adventures in Wonderland.
Up above the clouds and down to the fiery center of the earth. Deep in the ocean’s dark depths to distant, mysterious islands. The fifty-four adventure novels of Jules Verne--known as the Extraordinary Voyages--take readers to all these places and more, weaving science with wonder, exploration, and excitement.
The Iliad. Don Quixote. The Scarlet Letter. Great Expectations. Many high school students have groaned in despair seeing these titles on their class syllabi.
Ever since he was young, Carroll reached into his imagination to create poems and short stories, reaching publication success in magazine and at publishing houses over the years. But his famous tales of Wonderland did not come into being until 1856 when Henry Liddell became dean of Christ Church, bringing along with him his three children: Harry, Lorina, Edith…and Alice.
In the preface of the timeless classic A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens greets his readers: “I have endeavoured in this Ghostly little book, to raise the Ghost of an Idea, which shall not put my readers out of humour with themselves, with each other, with the season, or with me. May it haunt their houses pleasantly, and no one wish to lay it.”
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For nearly a century, 221B Baker Street referred to a small flat in Victorian London, land of gas street lamps, long skirts, and a thick layer of murder and scandal behind the thin veil of classical Victorian “properness.”
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