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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is a timeless classic that transports readers and listeners alike on an extraordinary journey into the whimsical world of Wonderland. The story unfolds as a curious Alice follows a little white rabbit who claims he’s “running late”. In doing so she stumbles head-first down a little rabbit hole, transporting her from her normal boring life into a world where nothing is quite as it seems.

While in Wonderland, Alice is met with a variety of quirky and eccentric characters, from the grinning Cheshire Cat, to the mysterious Caterpillar and the totalitarian Queen of Hearts. Each encounter brings new challenges and surprises as Alice has to navigate through this surreal landscape, where she must find her inner bravery as well as her usual blend of curiosity and bewilderment.

Lewis Carroll’s wild and vivid imagination, combined with his clever wordplay, allows the story to come to life. The Mad Hatters tea party, Alice’s trial against the Queen of Hearts and the incomprehensible Caucus race are just a few examples of Caroll’s skill set when blending fantasy and reality.

At the centre of it all Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is a story about self discovery and the notion of finding one’s own identity in a world where you don’t belong. As Alice grows and shrinks, she grapples with this more fluid nature of her new reality and the physical challenge of finding her place in this bizarre world. The narrative is a delightful mix of satire and with philosophical undertones, inviting us all to reflect on the nature of logic, reality and imagination.

Carroll’s playful prose, and its frequent adaptations has cemented Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland as a true literary masterpiece. With it’s ingenious mix of wit and fantasy, readers and listeners are invited to step through the looking glass where the ordinary becomes extraordinary.

Lewis Carroll audiobook author

Author

Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll, who was born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, was an English writer, known for his use of riddles and wordplay and often considered to be the originator of modern children’s fiction.Born in...
Fiona Shaw audiobook narrator

Narrator

Fiona Shaw

Fiona Shaw's narrations are characterized by her commanding presence and exceptional storytelling abilities, creating a captivating and immersive listening experience. As a renowned actress wit...

Publisher

Naxos

Naxos Audiobooks is a renowned publisher specializing in the production of high-quality spoken-word recordings. Since its inception, the company has dedicated itself to bridging the worlds of liter...
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Author
Publisher
Duration
2 hours 23 minutes
Language
English
Word Count
26435 words (184 words/minute )
Genres
Classic Literature, Fantasy
Content Themes
Adventure-Misc./Other
Classics-Classics (All)
Fantasy/Imagination-Magic
myON Books-myON Books
Voxblock ISBN
9781915443014
BISAC Codes
JUV001000 Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General,
JUV007000 Juvenile Fiction / Classics,
JUV002000 Juvenile Fiction / Animals / General,
JUV037000 Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic
Reading Level
8-9 Years
Interest Level
Middle Years (9-13)
Key Stage
Key Stage 2
ELT
A2
AR Points
5.0.
ATOS Book Level
7.4
Abridged
Yes
Fiction/Nonfiction
Fiction