orellfuessli.ch

Jetzt online von 20% auf Bücher* profitieren! Gutscheincode: Geschenke16

After Alice

A Novel

The multimillion-copy bestselling author of Wicked offers a magical new twist on Lewis Carroll’s classic children’s book Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

When Alice toppled down the rabbit-hole 150 years ago, she found a Wonderland as rife with inconsistent rules and abrasive egos as the world she left behind. But what of that world? How did 1860s Oxford react to Alice’s disappearance?

In this brilliant new work of fiction, Gregory Maguire turns his dazzling imagination to the question of underworlds, undergrounds, underpinnings—and understandings old and new, offering an inventive spin on Carroll’s enduring tale. Ada, a friend of Alice’s mentioned briefly in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, is off to visit her friend but arrives a moment too late—and tumbles down the rabbit-hole herself.

Ada brings to Wonderland her own imperfect apprehension of cause and effect as she embarks on an odyssey to find Alice and see her safely home from this surreal world below the world. The White Rabbit, the Cheshire Cat, the bloodthirsty Queen of Hearts—droll and imperious as always—interrupt their mad tea party to suggest a conundrum: If Eurydice can ever be returned to the arms of Orpheus, or if Lazarus can be raised from the tomb, perhaps Alice can be returned to life. In any case, everything that happens next is After Alice
Rezension
"Thoughtful and disconcertingly memorable...Ada, Alice's best friend, also falls down a rabbit hole into a phantasmagorical realm where she too is tossed and bossed about by strange creatures who delight in clever, frustrating wordplay...A feast for the mind...readers will ruminate on it long after turning the last page." Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Portrait

Gregory Maguire is the New York Times bestselling author of Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister; Lost; Mirror Mirror; and the Wicked Years, a series that includes Wicked, Son of a Witch, A Lion Among Men, and Out of Oz. Now a beloved classic, Wicked is the basis for a blockbuster Tony Award–winning Broadway musical. Maguire has lectured on art, literature, and culture both at home and abroad. He lives with his family near Boston, Massachusetts.

… weiterlesen
Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 288
Erscheinungsdatum 27.10.2015
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-06-243767-9
Reihe William Morrow
Verlag Harper Collins Publ. USA
Maße (L/B/H) 208/139/27 mm
Gewicht 295
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
Fr. 27.90
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt. zzgl. Versandkosten
Versandfertig innert 1-2 Werktagen.
Kostenlose Lieferung ab Fr. 30 i
Lieferung zur Abholung in Ihre Buchhandlung möglich – Verfügbarkeit prüfen
Premium Card
Fr. 27.90 Umsatz sammeln
Weitere Informationen

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 34507476
    Deathless
    von Catherynne Valente
    Buch
    Fr. 15.40
  • 34910866
    The Life List
    von Lori Nelson Spielman
    (5)
    Buch
    Fr. 14.90
  • 42413879
    All the Light We Cannot See
    von Anthony Doerr
    (2)
    Buch
    Fr. 18.90
  • 29974749
    Me Before You
    von Jojo Moyes
    (6)
    Buch
    Fr. 16.90
  • 43809866
    It Ends with Us
    von Colleen Hoover
    (1)
    Buch
    Fr. 17.90
  • 4570744
    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    von Mark Haddon
    (7)
    Buch
    Fr. 12.90
  • 40495717
    Here I Am
    von Jonathan Safran Foer
    (1)
    Buch
    Fr. 24.90
  • 45047266
    Nutshell
    von Ian McEwan
    (2)
    Buch
    Fr. 28.90
  • 44681417
    The Seven Sisters 03. The Shadow Sister
    von Lucinda Riley
    Buch
    Fr. 27.90
  • 40476149
    After You
    von Jojo Moyes
    Buch
    Fr. 17.90

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

After Alice

After Alice

von Gregory Maguire

Buch
Fr. 27.90
+
=
Maybe in Another Life

Maybe in Another Life

von Taylor Jenkins Reid

Buch
Fr. 16.40
+
=

für

Fr. 44.30

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt. zzgl. Versandkosten

Alle kaufen

Verfügbarkeit in Ihrer Buchhandlung prüfen

Filialabholung: Ihre Vorteile
  1. Bereits Online prüfen, ob Ihr gewünschtes Buch in der Filiale vorrätig ist
  2. Bestellen Sie Online und lassen Sie Ihre Artikel zur Abholung in die Filiale vor Ort liefern
  3. Artikel, die zur Filialabholung bestellt wurden, können in der Filiale bezahlt werden.
  4. Falsches Buch bestellt? Retournieren Sie ihre gekauften Bücher kostenfrei in der Filiale