Posted on 15th August 2012

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After Such Kindness

Gaynor Arnold’s second novel, After Such Kindness, is inspired by the ‘tender and troubling’ friendship between Lewis Carroll and his muse, the young Alice Liddell. Revisiting the Victorian era of her first novel, Girl in a Blue Dress (a fictionalised account of the marriage of Charles Dickens), Arnold deftly draws a world in which everyone is…