Alister in Wonderland
Genderbent Fairytales Collection, Book 3
by KuroKoneko Kamen
Pub Date 05 Jul 2019
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Audiobook version of Alister in Wonderland now available!
Narrated by L.A. Johnson who brought you Handsome and the Yeti and Petra Pan!
A genderbent reimagining of the classic fairytale Alice in Wonderland…
Alister Kingsley is an eccentric, London artist who is famous for his surreal, fanciful paintings set in a land that only exists in his imagination: Wonderland.
Alister’s ‘dream girl’ Madeline Hatter wasn’t supposed to be real. But when the White Rabbit shows up at his art expo, and leads him down the rabbit hole Alister comes face-to-face with the Mad Hatter herself when she rescues him from getting barbequed by the King of Heart’s pet: the Jabberwocky.
As it turns out, Madeline got herself into a pickle, and needs Alister’s help. She has him sign a magical contract that enters him into a tournament to win her hand in marriage. Alister must complete an impossible task, participate in a Wonderland Joust where the rules aren’t exactly normal, and defeat the other contenders: Crimson the King of Hearts, Clover the White King, and Cheshire Cat slave, Chesher.
Madeline isn’t allowed to help Alister, and Crim keeps sending assassins after his head. Will Alister be able to win the tournament so that Madeline won’t have to marry the sadistic, bloodthirsty King of Hearts?
Follow the White Rabbit and find out…
GENDERBENT FAIRYTALES COLLECTION
Handsome and the Yeti
Alister in Wonderland
King of Hearts: A Wonderland Story
"I really enjoyed this interesting take on the Alice in Wonderland fairytale. The story is captivating, the flow of the tale is so smooth and intriguing that I was unable to stop listening and finished the book in less than 2 days. Alister and the rest of the characters are very well written and I enjoyed their back stories and character development." Audible Reviewer.
"I was genuinely surprised at how immersed I got into the story. The narrator did an excellent job. I knew it was a retelling of Alice in Wonderland, but the twists and turns it kept taking me kept me wanting to know what was going to happen next. I thought the way all the characters stories came together in the end was brilliant!" Audible Reviewer
"Kurokoneko has delivered yet another twist to fairytale story. This time it’s a perfect twist to Alice in the wonderland. The story was interesting and fun with a surprising touch of love story. This is the second time I’ve heard L.A. Johnson ‘s narration and I am absolutely amazed by his brilliance. He was totally phenomenal. He captured the moods and emotions of character and really brought this story to life. It was a delightful listen , I really enjoyed it." Audible Reviewer
"From Alice to Alister the adventure in Wonderland is amusing and will certainly make you laugh out loud! There are many twists and turns in this adventure and will certainly keep you listening to the end! Cheers to KuroKoneko Kamen for her wonderful imagination in rewriting an old tale into something more!" Audible Reviewer
"I really enjoy the adult spin that this author puts on this gender bender version of Alice in Wonderland. You never know what to expect from chapter to chapter and this is the reason the book is so captivating. With all the twist and turns throughout the story it makes all the characters stories come together nicely." Audible Reviewer
"This is a wonderful twist on a great classic! This is my second book by KuroKoneko Kamen and I was, again, not disappointed! I love the way the characters' genders are switched yet their roles are about the same. This is not Alice in Wonderland but Allister in Wonderland so you need to remember that not everything will be the same. This is a more grownup tale of its own and quite enjoyable. I loved hearing the twists, turns, action, adventure, humor and an all around fun time." Audible Reviewer
"I didn’t know what genderbent really meant but in this case, it means that all the sexes of the characters in Alice in a wonderland were pretty much opposite (now the title makes sense- duh! Hah) Alister is drawn into wonderland and has to battle the evil red King for the hand of his love. But the king’s backstory broke my heart. The white king was a pretty funny character. All the supportive characters were well written and the scenery was beautifully laid out. I really enjoyed this book and found it to be imaginative and innovative." Audible Reviewer