By Gregory Maguire
From the multi-million-copy bestselling writer of Wicked comes a paranormal new twist on Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, released to coincide with the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Lewis’s Carroll’s cherished classic.
When Alice toppled down the rabbit-hole one hundred fifty years in the past, she discovered a Wonderland as rife with inconsistent ideas and abrasive egos because the international she left at the back of. yet what of that global? How did 1860s Oxford react to Alice’s disappearance?
In this impressive paintings of fiction, Gregory Maguire turns his remarkable mind's eye to the query of underworlds, undergrounds, underpinnings—and understandings previous and new, providing an artistic spin on Carroll’s enduring story. Ada, a pal of Alice’s pointed out in brief in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, is off to go to her good friend, yet arrives a second too late—and tumbles down the rabbit-hole herself.
Ada brings to Wonderland her personal imperfect apprehension of reason and impact as she embarks on an odyssey to discover Alice and notice her accurately domestic from this surreal international lower than the realm. If Eurydice can ever be back to the fingers of Orpheus, or Lazarus should be raised from the tomb, possibly Alice may be again to lifestyles. both means, every little thing that occurs subsequent is “After Alice.”
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After Alice: A Novel by Gregory Maguire