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Lewis Carroll’s Guide for Insomniacs

Lewis Carroll’s Guide for Insomniacs

by Lewis Carroll, introduction by Gyles Brandreth

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"The dilemma my friends suppose me to be in," writes the author Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, "has, for its two horns, the endurance of a sleepless night, and the adoption of some recipe for inducing sleep." 

In this delightful book – the perfect gift for all insomniacs – are collected a splendid variety of entertainments devised to help pass "the wakeful hours." Ranging from puzzles, rhymes and limericks to simple number problems and calming calculations; from composing rhymes and planning dreams to preparing nightcaps, here is a feast of intriguing activities guaranteed to keep you entertained as you search for the elusive rabbit-hole of a good night’s sleep.

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Series: Notting Hill Editions
ISBN: 9781912559596
Pages: 96
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The second edition of this lovely bedside companion, written by Carroll and originally compiled (with some tweaks) by British entertainer and politician Brandreth in the 1970s, features a litany of cures and distractions for sleepless nights....Brandreth’s arrangement of Carroll’s musings, drawn from several of his published works, is charmingly formulated to pierce the darkness: 'Whatever the horrors of the night, day always comes.' It’s a thoughtful gift for clever night owls.
Publishers Weekly

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