Through the Looking-Glass


noun

a story for children (1871) by Lewis Carroll: the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

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Through the Looking-Glass

(1872) The sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll. In it, Alice passes through a mirror over a fireplace and finds herself once more in an enchanted land, where she meets Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the White Knight, Humpty Dumpty, and other amazing creatures.

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