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TEAM ZOELLA NOVEMBER 7, 2020

October Book Club 2020: Wonderland By Juno Dawson

Find out how the team got on with this whirlwind tale of privilege, secrets and lies.

For our October book club, we had the pleasure of reading ‘Wonderland’ – Juno Dawson’s radical and contemporary retelling of Alice In Wonderland.

This compulsive and immersive novel provides the perfect literary rabbit hole we all need right now, all while tackling themes such as mental health, gender & sexuality with remarkable tact.

Find out how the team got on with this whirlwind tale of privilege, secrets and lies.

Alice lives in a world of stifling privilege and luxury – but none of it means anything when your own head plays tricks on your reality. When her troubled friend Bunny goes missing, Alice becomes obsessed with finding her.

On the trail of her last movements, Alice discovers a mysterious invitation to ‘Wonderland’: the party to end all parties – three days of hedonistic excess to which only the elite are welcome.

Will she find Bunny there? Or is this really a case of finding herself? Because Alice has secrets of her own, and ruthless socialite queen Paisley Hart is determined to uncover them, whatever it takes.

Alice is all alone, miles from home and without her essential medication. She can trust no-one, least of all herself, and now she has a new enemy who wants her head…

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