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Into the looking-glass wood

essays on books, reading, and the world

by Alberto Manguel

  • 380 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt in San Diego, CA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAlberto Manguel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN75.M23 A25 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p. ;
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL50625M
ISBN 100156012650
LC Control Number99055234
OCLC/WorldCa42736378

  I tried to understand the information provided by Bill Wood about the Looking Glass from the perspective that duality is a lesson for people to experience and learn about duality, since he did mention many times that duality is a lesson for people to learn. Why is Alice happy when she gets into the looking glass house? Know one is in the looking glass to scold her away from the fire, they can look and see her through the glass On the other side of the mirror, Alice looks around and finds that the room she is standing in resembles the mirror image of the room in her own house.

  Okay just watched the whole thing. What I get from him stating that it is a work of fiction for a book somehow covers his ass from what he divulges. Also the first 2 hrs are related to his military work in Iraq. From 2 hrs til the end it discusses his involment with Looking Glass. The last 1/2 hr is really worth a watch. Reading this summary doesn’t mean that you don’t have to read the book anymore; the puns, jokes and other things that make the book so great are not included. Chapter 1: Looking-Glass House A lice is at home; talking to herself and to her black kitten named Kitty.

Looking Glass Technology – Device using wormhole technology to see into future probability or past. The original technology was derived from cylinder seals that slightly predate Sumerian time frame. Some of the information was recopied in Sumerian cylinder seals. This information was a series of instructions for accessing wormholes, which. Through the Looking-Glass in better shape, light bumping and cockling with slight wear to rear joint, hinges splitting but still firm, some instances of light foxing and finger-soiling to contents. Each with half-titles. Alice: Half-title, 42 wood-engraved illustrations after John Tenniel, including frontispiece. Looking Glass: Wood.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Manguel, Alberto. Into the looking-glass wood. Toronto: Knopf Canada, (OCoLC) Document Type. The Galaxy at Risk!Humans have come a long ways since the looking glass gates first appeared and an alien menace turned a motley crew of scientists, sailors and force recon Marines into battle-hardened space adventurers.

Now with other species running /5(23). The first time I heard about Project Looking Glass was, as I recall, back in earlywhen I posted a number of times on fascinating interviews that former Navy Seal Bill Wood (Brockbader) did with Kerry Cassidy. Looking-Glass House Through the Looking Glass, by Lewis Carroll.

One thing was certain, that the white kitten had had nothing to do with it: it was the black kitten's fault entirely. For the white kitten had been having its face washed by the old cat for the last quarter of an hour (and bearing it pretty well, considering); so you see that it couldn't have had any hand in the mischief.

Through the Looking Glass is a chamber opera by the Australian composer Alan John to a libretto by Andrew Upton, based on Lewis Carroll's book and on the life of Alice Liddell, the girl for whom Carroll wrote the story's prequel, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

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"When I was eight or nine, in a house that no longer stands, someone gave me a copy of Alice's Adventures in. CHAPTER I. Looking-Glass house One thing was certain, that the white kitten had had nothing to do with it:—it was the black kitten’s fault entirely. For the white kitten had been having its face washed by the old cat for the last quarter of an hour (and bearing it pretty well, considering); so you see that it couldn’t have had any hand in the mischief.

Directed by Tim Hunter. With Nicolas Cage, Robin Tunney, Marc Blucas, Jacque Gray. A couple buy a desert motel where they find that strange, mysterious events occur/10(K).Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (also known as Alice Through the Looking-Glass or simply Through the Looking-Glass) is an novel by Lewis Carroll and the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ().

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