There are plenty of readings of Lewis Carroll’s ‘The Jabberwocky’ out there, ranging from the frumious to the tulgey. But whose is best? As the self-declared authority on all things mimsy, I declare this countdown to be perfectly valid.
Strengths: Strong borogove game. Better than average toves, though not slithy enough for my liking.
Weaknesses: The boy narrating his own story – what’s that about. Also, the fact that the boy and the Jabberwocky say the word ‘whiffle’. Get that mess out of here, Henson.
Verdict: 1/9 – I was ready to love it, still reeling as I am from…
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