Automated Alice

Automated Alice

by Jeff Noon

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Overview

Jeff Noon has always been influenced by the work of Lewis Carroll, especially the two Alice books. In Automated Alice he brings Carroll's vision thoroughly up to date. Not so much a sequel to Alice in Wonderland and Through The Looking Glass, more of a trequel, the third book in a series of misadventures even wierder than your dreams.

Amazon Review:
Jeff Noon's previous novels, Vurt and Pollen, have attracted a cult following with their psychedelic science fiction creation of the realm of "Vurt"--a region defined by illusion, dream and drug-induced fantasy. Noon has now decided to link up with an imaginative precursor by introducing Lewis Carroll's Alice as the protagonist in a new adventure that draws on Carroll's through-the-looking-glass inversions of reality, and adds a Jeff Noon menace and edginess absent from Carroll's Wonderland. Alice finds herself in 1998 Manchester when she enters an old grandfather clock, and soon becomes the prime suspect in the puzzling "Jigsaw Murders." Noon emulates Carroll's crazy wordplay throughout, and even adds his own illustrations inspired by those of John Tenniel, the famous interpreter of Alice.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940044772052
Publisher: Jeff Noon
Publication date: 08/02/2012
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 790 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Jeff Noon was born in Manchester in 1957. He was trained in the visual arts, and was musically active on the punk scene before starting to write plays for the theatre. His first novel, Vurt, was published in 1993 and went on to win the Arthur C. Clarke Award. His other books include Pollen, Nymphomation, Automated Alice, Pixel Juice, Needle in the Groove and Falling Out Of Cars and Channel Sk1n (published August 2012). His plays include Woundings, The Modernists and Dead Code. For more information see Jeff's website (www.metamorphiction.com) or follow him on Twitter (@jeffnoon)

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