Aliceís Adventures in Wonderland (1865), which gained tremendous commercial success following its publication, continues to charm young and adult audiences alike. A girl named Alice falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world (Wonderland). This world is populated by fantastic creatures. The tale plays with logic and language, a favorite topic for both children and older readers.
The narrative course and structure, characters and imagery have been enormously influential in both popular culture and literature, and became part of the ordinary consciousness of everyday life. Numerous movies were made based on the book.