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"Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" (1865) by Lewis Carroll.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is an 1865 novel by Lewis Carroll, which is widely regarded to be one of the best examples of the literary nonsense genre. It tells of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity with adults as well as with children.

This is the 1866 edition based on the 1865 first edition, with original illustrations by John Tenniel.

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Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do: once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or conversations in it, "and what is the use of a book," thought Alice, "without pictures or conversations?"

So she was considering in her own mind, (as well as she could, for the hot day made her feel very sleepy and stupid,) whether the pleasure of making a daisy-chain would be worth the trouble of getting up and picking the daisies, when suddenly a white rabbit with pink eyes ran close by her.

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