Book Collection. Author Biography
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832 – 1898)
Carroll was born in Warrington as Charles
Lutwidge Dodgson, later taking the pen name of Lewis
Carroll. His father was a country parson and Carroll
had ten brothers and sisters.
Educated at home, the young Lewis
Carroll was a precocious reader, and received a private
education by the time he reached his teens. From schooling
in Rugby, Lewis Carroll attended Christ Church
at the same time, his mother passed away.
Throughout his life Carroll
suffered with stammering, although it was reported he could
In 1857 he met John
Ruskin, and developed friendships with Dante
Rossetti and other pre-Raphaelite
artist’s like William Holman Hunt and
John Everett Millias.
In 1865 Alice’s Adventures
in Wonderland was published, illustrated by the artist
Sir John Tenniel. The book bought wealth and success, and
was followed in 1872 by the sequel, Through the Looking
Glass, published after the death of his father.
Lewis Carroll remained
a resident at Christ Church, Oxford until his death from pneumonia
Literary Classics contains 560 authors, and
thousands of unabridged books.
The Lewis Caroll unabridged classic books,
included on the Literary Classics CD are:
- ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
- ALICE IN WONDERLAND
- SPIRITS IN BONDAGE
- SYLVIE AND BRUNO
- THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK
- THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS