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The Marionette Nicholas Shapiro

The Marionette

Nicholas Shapiro

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151 pages
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The real-life friendship between Lewis Carroll and Alice Liddell, the young girl Carroll would immortalize as his muse for Alice in Wonderland, is reimagined in the modern age in The Marionette. Henry, painfully shy and introverted, bothered by aMoreThe real-life friendship between Lewis Carroll and Alice Liddell, the young girl Carroll would immortalize as his muse for Alice in Wonderland, is reimagined in the modern age in The Marionette. Henry, painfully shy and introverted, bothered by a stammer, is invited to lodge with the family of a school friend. As the years pass, and he toils to understand the mysteries of his own childhood, the bookish Henry learns to connect with the world through his friendship with Jessica, the youngest member of the family. Stirred by his affection, afflicted with pain at being an orphan, struggling to discover his origins, he enchants Jessica with his surreal, macabre, and, ultimately revealing storytelling.