Alicia en el país de las maravillas by Lewis Carroll

By Lewis Carroll

El clásico que traspasa el umbral que separa los angeles realidad del sueño.

En Alicia en el país de las maravillas, l. a. joven Alicia es transportada a través de una conejera a un mundo de maravillas y extravagancias. Ahí encontrará seres absolutamente estrambóticos: el gato de Cheshire, un gato sonriente que aparece y desaparece constantemente; un gusano de seda que fuma y razona; el completamente desequilibrado Sombrerero Loco; una baraja de naipes que juegan al croquet, entre los cuales se encuentra l. a. merciless déspota Reina de Corazones. l. a. continuación de este relato, A través del espejo --en el que Alicia entra a un mundo mágico donde los angeles vida funciona a partir de las reglas del ajedrez-- y el hilarante poema los angeles caza del Snark completan esta edición que cuenta también con las míticas ilustraciones originales de John Tenniel. Triunfos de l. a. imaginación y del ingenio, estas narraciones recrean un mundo de escenarios y criaturas insólitos, y ponen en entredicho todos y cada uno de los postulados lógicos en los que se basa nuestro mundo convencional.

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It went slowly, and he was never happy with it. Then, following the writing of Das Urteil (The Judgement) in a single night (22–3 September 1912), he embarked on a second version, which went swimmingly. Brod reports on his friend’s progress: I quote from my diary notes of the time. 29 September: ‘Kafka in ecstasy, writing all night. ’ 2 October: ‘Kafka, continuing very inspired. A chapter finished. ’ On the 6 October he read me The Judgement and The Stoker. By 17 November he had completed six chapters and thought he could finish the novel by Christmas, when he had a week off.

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Seated at a round table were three men, one a ship’s officer in a blue marine uniform, the two others were port officials dressed in black American uniforms. On the table lay a pile of various documents, which were perused first by the officer with his pen in hand and then passed on to the other two, who would read, copy and file them away in their briefcases whenever one of them, making an almost incessant clicking noise with his teeth, wasn’t dictating something in protocol to his colleague. At a desk by the window, his back to the door, sat a smaller man who was doing something with great ledgers that were lined up in front of him, at eye level, on a stout bookshelf.

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