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The Looking Glass Wars
Frank Beddor
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Avatar for KaliO KaliO said:
Lewis Carroll got it wrong. Alice was NOT a silly little girl who fell down a rabbit hole. Wonderland is a real place, and Alyss Heart is its rightful Queen. The problem is, she's trapped in Victorian England while her band of rebels tries to hold off the armies of her murderous Aunt Redd. This is no mere fantasy adventure; this is the true story of Alice in Wonderland, and a fractured fable that parallels our own real world.
posted May 18, 2009 at 1:10PM
Avatar for monkeymonk20 monkeymonk20 said:
It IS the real of story of Alyss( not Alice) in Wonderland. I’ve read it twice, going on thrice. Very great. =D
posted Nov 8, 2009 at 4:31PM
Avatar for pizza pizza said:
If you can imagine it, it's there! And if you're of royal blood. And if you get a moment to try imagining which could be hard since your aunt is currently trying to murder you.
posted May 25, 2010 at 6:31PM
Avatar for pizza pizza said:
Alrighty. Time to roll up my sleeves and give my blunt opinion. But then, am I ever known not to give blunt opinions? And if it's a real opinion, wouldn't it be blunt? nvm ANYHOW, even though it's an NYT best seller and confetti and yay for that, I found the style REALLY hard to get through and the characters weren't realistic. Seven-year-olds don't act like that. I should know, having a bazillion seven-year-olds in my house who are at this moment all clamoring for me to give them mack-and-cheese with BBQ sauce.
posted Jun 9, 2010 at 1:15PM
amoeba said:
A take on Alice in Wonderland, terrific concept, great twists on characters
posted Aug 23, 2010 at 11:38PM
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main characters Alyss Heart
Heir to the throne of Wonderland; her vicious aunt murdes her parents; escapes through the looking glass to Victorian England; ends up in an orphanage; adopted and has her name changed to Alice Liddell; gets Charles to write her story; represses her memories of Wonderland as she grows to adulthood; hopes to return home.

Hatter Madigan
Alyss's bodyguard; searching for Alyss to bring her back to her kingdom.

Alyss's aunt; murders Alyss's parents and steals the crown.

Charles Dodgson
Takes Alyss's tales of Wonderland and writes the novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

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