Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll

About Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll, was a British poet, writer, photographer and professor of mathematics, born January 27, 1832 in Daresbury (Cheshire) and died on January 14 January 1898 in Guildford (Surrey). He is best known for his poems Jabberwocky (1871) and The Hunting of the Snark (1876) and his novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and its sequel, Through the Looking Glass (1871). In March 1856, he published his first piece of work under the name that would make him famous. A romantic poem called Solitude appeared in The Train under the authorship of Lewis Carroll. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland became a worldwide bestseller in children's fiction and brought him worldwide acclaim. Later in 1871 he published Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There. In 1876 he published his next great work The Hunting of the Snark, a fantasy poem.

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