10 thoughts on “The Westminster Alice

  1. Hákon Gunnarsson Hákon Gunnarsson says:

    This is the second satire based on the characters that Lewis Carroll created in the Wonderland books that I have read, and I have to admit I m a bit dissapointed I like Sa

  2. J. Boo J. Boo says:

    If I knew the politics of Boer War era Britain well, I bet I d find this hilarious And, as it is, there are some very funny and interpretable lines Alas, I m too unfamiliar w

  3. Rosemarie Rosemarie says:

    The illustrations are an important part of this book A familiarity with Alice in Wonderland and British politics of the early 20th century makes the bookmeaningful and entertain

  4. Leslie Leslie says:

    2 stars While I enjoy Saki s humor, this policital satire parodying Alice in Wonderland was too dated to be funny I did enjoy the illustrations.

  5. Wend Wend says:

    Very quick and interesting read It s a series of short satires about British government using characters from Alice In Wonderland Interesting view of the early 1900 s

  6. Maja Lange Maja Lange says:

    I can t rate this one, as I have absolutely no knowledge of the political context it was written in It didn t make sense for me to read the book in the first place, really.

  7. Renee M Renee M says:

    Ruth Golding reading for Librivox 5 starsLibrivox being free audio recordings read posted online by volunteers 5 starsAlmost everything by Saki 5 starsThe premise 5 starsMy ability to follo

  8. Karen Karen says:

    1000 novels everyone must read the definitive listSelected by the Guardian s Review team and a panel of expert judges, this list includes only novels no memoirs, no short stories, no long poems from any decade and in any language Originally published in thematic supplements love, crime, comedy, family and self, state of the nation, science fiction and fantasy, war and travel they appear here for the first time in a single list.

  9. Mariano Hortal Mariano Hortal says:

    Qu se puede decir de SAKI Poco, es un maestro del relato corto, y en esta joyita lo vuelve a hacer, relatos basados en los cuentos de Alicia en el pa s de las maravillas con los que se sirve para

  10. Rose Rose says:

    Unless you are heavily into British politics circa 1900, this doesn t make a whole lot of sense, unfortunately.

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