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Lewis Carroll – Paedophile or Artist?

Royal Mail's special edition Alice in Wonderland stampsOne of Grahame Baker Smith’s creations for Royal Mail’s Alice stamps
commemorating the 150th anniversary

I recently watched the BBC documentary, The Secret World of Lewis Carroll, made as part of the 150th anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

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Through the Looking Glass (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland #2) by Lewis Carroll

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Okay, so I didn’t enjoy Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland but I had a free audio of Through the Looking Glass voiced by Miriam Margolyes, and I thought, why not?

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

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The week before reading Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland I read The Migraine Brain in which I learned that Lewis Carroll was a migraine-with-aura sufferer. Migraines muddle thinking and reduce concentration. And for him, a migraine meant distorted vision. Disproportional Alice. Tall and small Alice. Strange tastes. Odd sights and sounds. Mixing up words. All inspired by migraines. Without knowing this, my experience of his most famous work would have been very different.

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