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Jabberwocky

Jabberwocky

  

by Lewis Carroll

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Nearly 20 separate biographies have been written about Lewis Carroll, almost all conflicting. (Source)

Carroll was a mathematician and a logician of some note, and many of his stories are reputed to be based on logic games. (Source)

Carroll's life is something of a mystery, and has remained the subject of intense controversy over the years. He was once rumored to be pedophilic and reclusive. Others have recently portrayed him as a well-adjusted socialite. (Source)

While teaching at Christ's Church College in Oxford, Carroll was ordained as a deacon, but he never preached. (Source)

Carroll suffered from a bout of whooping cough early in life, which left him with a bit of a stutter. (Source)

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