Sylvie And Bruno

In the year marking the centenary of Lewis Carroll's death, biographer Michael Bakewell explores his longest and most ambitious book, `Sylvie and Bruno'.

Carroll worked on it sporadically for over twenty years, and although it proved to be a literary failure, the book is one of the most astonishing and original of the 19th century.

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19980111

In the year marking the centenary of Lewis Carroll's death, biographer Michael Bakewell explores his longest and most ambitious book, `Sylvie and Bruno'.

Carroll worked on it sporadically for over twenty years, and although it proved to be a literary failure, the book is one of the most astonishing and original of the 19th century.

19980111

In the year marking the centenary of Lewis Carroll's death, biographer Michael Bakewell explores his longest and most ambitious book, `Sylvie and Bruno'.

Carroll worked on it sporadically for over twenty years, and although it proved to be a literary failure, the book is one of the most astonishing and original of the 19th century.