Instead he married his first cousin in 1827 and became a country parson. Most of this output was humorous sometimes satirical but his standards and ambitions were exacting. His grandfather another Charles had been an army captain killed in action in Ireland in 1803 when his two sons were hardly more than babies.
His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass as well as the poems "The Hunting of the Snark" and "Jabberwocky" all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. : /ˈtʃɑrlz ˈlʌtwɪdʒ ˈdɒdʒsən/ CHARLZ LUT-wij DOJ-sən; 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898) better known by the pen name Lewis Carroll (/ˈkærəl/ KARR-əl) was an English writer mathematician logician Anglican deacon and photographer.