Sunday, June 20, 2010

Through the Looking Glass

What do you get when you cross a penchant for chess with a fertile, but bizarre imagination? Why, Through the Looking Glass, of course. Lewis Carroll’s fascination with chess is quite apparent in the reading of this supposed children’s tale. Not only are the chess pieces abundantly in evidence (Red and White Queens, and knights that have a tough time sitting their steeds) but so are the moves across the board to make the transformation from a pawn to a queen.

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