Lewis Carroll - Alice in Wonderland Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 English novel by Lewis Carroll. (1832-1898) Charles Lutwidge Dodgson - known by his pan name Lewis Carroll. wrote this whimsical novel in 1865. A hot beverage in the mug makes the cat disappear leaving only his grin. Holds 12 oz. Disappearing mugs are not dishwasher safe but are microwave safe.