The Books of Namesake
There are quite a number of stories, from fairy tales to general literature, that feature in Namesake. For those curious about the public-domain works we feature, and want to read them for yourselves, we offer the following links for you to read these stories online and via the Amazon Kindle or Barnes and Noble Nook.
||Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland/
Through the Looking GlassThe Rev. Charles Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, started writing his fantasy stories at the request of young Alice Liddell in 1862. Dodgson had forged a strong friendship with the Liddell children, but an incident in June 1863 causes Dodgson and the Liddells to go their separate ways. However, Dodgson completed his handwritten manuscript and presented it to Alice Liddell as a gift in 1864. The book was published the next year. It was popular enough to garner a sequel in 1871. The relationship between Dodgson and Liddell forms one of the core back stories in Namesake. The modern Alice is also Namesake to Wonderland.
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: Project Gutenberg | Kindle | Nook
Through the Looking Glass: Project Gutenberg| Kindle | Nook
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