Quote of The Day

Quote Of The Day
LewisCarroll

About:

Author: Lewis Carroll
Born: 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898
Occupation: Photographer, Anglican, Cleric, Writer, Author

Facts:

At the age of Seven he was reading The Pilgrims Progress
He suffered from a bad stammer
His real name (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson)
The eldest of eleven children
A mathematical lecturer at Christ Church provided him a secure living
Ordained a clergyman but never preached
Worked in the field of Algebra, Geometry and published books under his own name

Sources: Biography

Thoughts

I wanted to share enjoy some facts about author Lewis Carroll. I found it interesting that writing was not his main profession and had several in his lifetime. He wrote under his real name for his books pertaining to his career and created a pen name for his children’s novels and poetry.  Like most writers he never relied on writing for his main source of income and worked as a lecturer and was trained as an ordained minister. Take a look at a video of Ian McKellen reading the Jabberwocky. Its one of my favourite readings of the poem and he does a marvellous job.   Let me know what you think of the post in the comments.

Hope you enjoyed the post and have a great day :0)

Erin Waldie

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