Ada, Alice’s closest friend, follows her friend down the rabbit hole in order to bring her home going on her own adventure through the nonsensical Wonderland where her own ideas and ideals are put into question and the world of Oxford England reacts to the disappearance of these two young girls
Gregory Maguire is known for his retellings within the narrative world and for this novel he has tapped into the writing style of Lewis Carroll. For anyone who has ever read the original tale of Alice in Wonderland will see the resemblance in writing styles and how Maguire was able to tap into his technique of writing and tell this tale of Alice’s friend Ada who is briefly mentioned in the original.
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