This biography traces the dual careers of Charles Dodgson, Fellow of Christ Church, Oxford, who made important contributions to mathematics and logic and to the life of the University, as well as being one of the pioneers of photography in Victorian England, and of Lewis Carroll, creator of “Alice in Wonderland” and “The Hunting of the Snark”, acknowledged masterpieces we still read today, and precursors of surrealist writing. The book contains a reappraisal of Carroll’s Christianity, his relationship with his father, his literary forebears and the famous rift between Carroll and the Liddell family which broke the golden chain that bound Carroll to the Liddell Morton Cohen’s long-awaited biography of Lewis Carroll exceeds all expectations. A masterful portrait – rich in insight and detail, children and in particular to Alice.
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