Splintered Series vs Alice In Wonderland.

Discuss the May 2014 book of the month Splintered by A. G. Howard.
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Splintered Series vs Alice In Wonderland.

Post by jbt 01 » 08 Nov 2015, 17:10

In the Splintered series they put a dark twist on Alice In Wonderland.Some people like the original better and some like the new one better which one is your favorite? The original Alice In Wonderland or the Splintered Series

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Post by Morgan_Malone » 01 Jan 2016, 08:12

Sadly, I haven't read the original Alice in Wonderland but I have a strong love for the darker sides of fairytales so I'd have to say I'd like Splintered more.
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Post by Gravy » 24 Feb 2016, 04:17

I don't think they can be compared. True, Splintered is "inspired by" Alice, but they're totally different.
I enjoy them both for what they are.
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Post by Mlorene1993 » 14 Jun 2016, 10:18

Being an avid lover for Alice in wonderland, this is one of my favorite series. It takes a WHOLE new twist on AIW. It's dark and descriptive and you spend a lot of time In Wonderland. The whole storyline is great
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Post by CapriceM » 27 Jun 2016, 16:59

I've never read the original Alice in Wonderland, but I am a HUGE fan of all the movies and entertainment that comes from it. I love every piece of entertainment that has ever been inspired by Alice in Wonderland just like I love Splintered. When I saw the cover of this book at Books-A-Million, I had to have it! I like the dark twist, and I love spending time in Wonderland. It's as bizarre as it's supposed to be. However, I believe that you can't compare this to Alice in Wonderland because it's a different story. As is the Tim Burton movie. They're both great works, though.

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Post by Mares Nest » 04 Jul 2016, 10:41

I don't think there can be a real comparison here. Yes, Splintered is an amazing book but in the end it's inspired *cough* rip off *cough* from Alice in Wonderland. And that's a book that speaks on a different level to children as well as adults. Whereas Splintered, it's definitely enjoyable for teenagers, but it lacks the depths that Alice in Wonderland has.

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Post by Novelbound » 12 Jul 2016, 10:21

I read Splintered and really liked it. I own the second book, Unhinged, but haven't read it yet. Alice in Wonderland is fantastic, but there's really no way to compare Splintered to it because it is a "re-telling". I adore re-tellings, especially anything Alice related, even though they seem to be a trend right now.

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Post by j_quick » 12 Jul 2016, 10:40

I haven't read the original Alice in Wonderland but I love the Splintered Series!

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Post by tihoffman2005 » 04 Jan 2017, 20:45

I like the splintered series. It was weird yet kept you interested.

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Post by Christina O Phillips » 11 Apr 2017, 09:07

Do we really have to choose? Sure, AIW is the original and source of the inspiration, but Splintered is a twist, making it its own story. Or maybe I just don't like making choices. :)

I love the original, but I love this re-telling. I am finding that I usually enjoy most re-tellings as long as they bring something unique to this story, which this novel definitely did.

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Post by Naval Aulakh » 09 Jul 2017, 08:25

Both the books are very good but I would go for Alice in Wonderland. It is simply amazing.
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Post by Pookabooks » 29 Dec 2017, 16:21

I really loved this series then was depressed when it was over. Any book or series suggestions for someonewho loved these books??
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Post by atonykamau » 29 Mar 2018, 09:46

I have read them both and I can't decide which is better.

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