Since the publication of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland in 1865 and Through the Looking Glass six years later, Lewis Carroll’s nonsensical tales have delighted the world with wildly imaginative and unforgettable journeys. While charming children with a heroine who represents their own feelings about growing up, the Alice stories are also appreciated by adults as a gentle satire on education, politics, literature, and Victorian life in general.
"Wonderful Book, Wonderful Performance"
With his marvelous sense of the absurd, Lewis Carroll's whimsical, fantastical tale delighted children and adults when it was first published in 1865 and has since become a treasured classic of literature.
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Lewis Carroll's most famous novels, Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, are brought to sparkling new life in this unabridged recording by AudioFile Earphones Award-winning narrator Alison Larkin. An internationally acclaimed comedienne well known for her many voices, Alison Larkin is the perfect vessel to bring Lewis Carroll's classic novels to a new audience.
"A Match Made in Audio Book Heaven"
Two all-time classic stories brought together in a single book, written by English author Lewis Carroll. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, commonly referred to as Alice in Wonderland is a tale of a young girl who falls down a large rabbit hole and finds herself in a fantasy world filled with every kind of creature imaginable including the White Rabbit, the Caterpillar and the King of Hearts!
"Listen After seeing the Play"
This audiobook - entertaining for both adults and children - follows the fantastical adventures of a little girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a nonsensical world full of peculiar creatures.
"never knew how weird this story really is."
Alice begins her fantastic journey by following an unprecedented White Rabbit with a pocket watch. While in the topsy turvy world of Wonderland, Alice takes advice from a caterpillar and attends a mad tea party. She meets the Mock Turtle and the Gryphon, and participates in a ludicrous courtroom scene. Each character has its own charming voice, as B. J. Harrison delivers one of his most whimsical performances.
"Such a good narrator!!!"
Alice's adventures, funny, inventive, and disturbing, have fascinated and delighted children and adults alike since their publication. The fantasy worlds in which she finds herself introduce her to characters as varied and well-known as the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts, and the Cheshire Cat.
"Awesome. Delightfully read classic."
Inmortales aventuras para grandes y ninos. Alicia en el pais de las Maravillas es una de esas obras magicas de la literatura que apela tanto a grandes como a ninos, ya que para los primeros esta la ironia y el fino humor con que Carroll se burlaba de las convenciones sociales de su tiempo, mientras que los mas pequenos pueden seguir, tambien con una sonrisa, las increibles aventuras de Alicia en ese lugar donde todo parece suceder al reves.
"Excellent translation and performance"
Alice's innocent trip chasing a white rabbit leads her on a wild and fanciful adventure full of unusual happenings, strange people, and tales that become "curiouser and curiouser. One of the all-time great books for young readers, Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is an exciting and unusual tale that can entertain both children and adults alike.
"Terrific book, great performance"
All the delightful and bizarre inhabitants of Wonderland are here: the White Rabbit and the Cheshire Cat, the hooka-smoking Caterpillar and the Mad Hatter, the March Hare and the Ugly Duchess... and, of course, Alice herself - growing alternately taller and smaller, attending demented tea parties and eccentric croquet games, and observing everything with clarity and rational amazement.
This is a collection meant to be cherished for a lifetime. Whether encountering these cherished tales for the first or the 50th time, listeners will find enchantment in this collection.
"No navigational help"
In an enchanting performance, two-time Academy Award-winner Sally Field takes us on a topsy-turvy adventure through Wonderland. Irresistably delightful, fascinating, and funny, Ms. Field's stunning interpretation brings Alice, the Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit, the Cheshire Cat, and all of Lewis Carroll's remarkable characters to life.
After wandering off from an afternoon lesson, a young girl falls into a fantastical world of tea parties, croquet games, and the most absurd trial imaginable.
There's nothing quite like Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Described by The Times on its first publication in 1865 as ‘an excellent piece of nonsense', this inspired tale of a young girl's adventures in a strange and magical world has gone on to become one of the most popular books ever written, translated into over 125 languages and said to be the most frequently quoted book after the Bible, the Koran, and Shakespeare.
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, brought to life by award-winning actress Sheridan Smith. Featuring magical sound effects and specially composed music, this promises to delight and enamour children and adults alike. On an ordinary summer's afternoon, Alice tumbles down a hole, and an extraordinary adventure begins.
First published in 1865, The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland was an immediate success. Carroll's sense of the absurd and his amazing gift for games of logic and language have made the Alice books popular with both adults and children, and they have remained some of the best-known children's books written in English.
"A Subtle and Clear and Engaging Alice"
Cyril Ritchard leads a full cast in this dramatization of Lewis Carroll's most famous work.
"Wonderful childhood classic I still enjoy."
Un classico della letteratura inglese per giovani e adulti. L'incanto della fiaba mescolata al surreale. Musiche originali di Ivan Genesio e Manuela Daviddi.
My, oh my ! Down the rabbit hole, advice from a Caterpillar, a mouse at a Mad party of tea...to dance the Lobster-Quadrille, a Queen, a King, a journey of such wonder that you can't help but see, it's a magical fantastical journey...Tweedledum, Tweedledee.