Lewis Carroll's Guide for Insomniacs

Lewis Carroll; Introduced by Gyles Brandreth

Notting Hill Editions Collection  

‘The dilemma my friends suppose me to be in,’ writes the author of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, ‘has, for its two horns, the endurance of a sleepless night, and the adoption of some recipe for inducing sleep.’ In this delightful book – the perfect gift for all insomniacs – are collected a splendid variety of entertainments devised to help pass ‘the wakeful hours’.  
Ranging from puzzles, rhymes and limericks to simple number problems, calming calculations and planning dreams, here is a feast of intriguing activities guaranteed to keep you entertained as you search for the elusive rabbit-hole of a good night’s sleep. 

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832–1898), better known as Lewis Carroll, was an English author, poet, mathematician, illustrator, photographer, inventor and insomniac. Most famous for writing Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass (1871), he was also noted for his love of puzzles and wordplay – the entertainments that feature in Lewis Carroll’s Guide for Insomniacs.

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  • Author: Lewis Carroll; Introduced by Gyles Brandreth
  • Publisher: Notting Hill Editions