CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Mar. 23, 2010: A Guyanese-born author has co-written a new book titled `The Real Alice In Wonderland.`
The book, tells the story of the character featured in the current movie currently being shown in theaters and has been just released by AuthorHouse and is written C.M. and and Gabriella Rubin.
`The Real Alice in Wonderland – A Role Model for the Ages,` is a comprehensive biography about the life of Alice Pleasance Liddell, who was the inspiration for Lewis Carroll`s Alice`s Adventures in Wonderland (1865), and the sequel, Through the Looking Glass (1871).
The Real Alice in Wonderland has been written by the children`s author, Rubin, and her daughter, Gabriella Rubin. Alice Liddell was C. M. Rubin`s great aunt`s aunt. The authors assembled over 500 illustrations and photographs depicting the life and times of Alice Pleasance Liddell, as well as art inspired by Alice and her namesake, Alice in Wonderland, which has been remade into a Disney movie starring Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska.
The book by the Rubins, however, recounts the dramatic saga of Alice Liddell, the creative, curious, and magnetic girl who became the muse for Lewis Carroll and grew up to become a widely loved and respected cultural icon, both in England and around the world.
The story of Alice`s life is marked by obsessive love by the men in her life, multiple tragedies in her immediate family, her great personal courage during World War I and the Great Depression, and her dedication to her family and her country throughout.
C.M. Rubin was born in Georgetown. Her family migrated from Guyana when she was just 6 and travelled to the United States. From there, they went on to England, Saudi Arabia, the Middle East and Africa. She now lives in New York City.