Dark Origins – The creepy true story behind Alice in Wonderland #DarkOrigins #AliceinWonderland

This month’s Dark Origins post discusses the real, and very creepy, story behind the book, Alice in Wonderland. Thanks for hosting, Kaye Lynne Booth.

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Alice in Wonderland is one of my favourite childhood books. I love it so much, I have seven different copies, one of which is vintage.

The book, Alice in Wonderland, starts with a young girl, Alice, sitting on a bank and watching her sister read a boring book with no pictures or conversations. Seeing a white rabbit passing by, she follows it down a rabbit hole. The rabbit walks and talks and has a pocket watch. Alice falls down and down the rabbit hole, all the while having an interesting conversation with herself, and ends up in a large entrance hall. There is a small door beyond which is a beautiful world, but Alice is to big to pass through it. She experiments with eating and drinking various items until she is finally small enough to gain entry to Wonderland.

Wonderland is a strange and mysterious world filled with unusual…

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22 thoughts on “Dark Origins – The creepy true story behind Alice in Wonderland #DarkOrigins #AliceinWonderland

  1. Gosh Robbie, wow who would have known? You do your research so well. Amazing. You are so brilliant. Fascinating about Lewell is Carroll and his background and likes. For me that is creepy and well rather horrible. I would struggle to write about such a person. Well written and fascinating as always. Hope you are well, and all your boys and hubby are well. Your drawings and paintings on Instagram are stunning. You and Michael are both professional. Lots of love Bella

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