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When Dorothy triumphed over the Wicked Witch of the West in L Frank Baum's classic tale we heard only her side of the story But what about her arch nemesis the mysterious Witch Where did she come from How did she become so wicked And what is the true nature of evilGregory Maguire creates a fantasy world so rich and vivid that we will never look at Oz the same way again Wicked is about a land I hated this book Maybe it was because I was expecting so much with all the hype maybe because I thought the original idea was so great whatev

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Wicked The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

Where animals talk and strive to be treated like first class citizens Munchkinlanders seek the comfort of middle class stability and the Tin Man becomes a victim of domestic violence And then there is the little green skinned girl named Elphaba who will grow up to become the infamous Wicked Witch of the West a smart prickly and misunderstood creature who challenges all our preconceived notion I ve pretty much stopped buying lunch at my work cafeteria because no matter how often the description of the day s entr e induces those

Gregory Maguire ↠ 5 Summary

S about the nature of good and evilAn astonishingly rich re creation of the land of Oz this book retells the story of Elphaba the Wicked Witch of the West who wasn't so wicked after all Taking readers past the yellow brick road and into a phantasmagoric world rich with imagination and allegory Gregory Maguire just might change the reputation of one of the most sinister characters in literatur Dostoyevsky meets Frank Baum This was not as much fun as Pride and Prejudice and Zombies maybe because it is revisionist than mash up parody A Tangled Affair (The Pearl House yellow brick road and into a phantasmagoric world rich with imagination and allegory Gregory Maguire just might change the reputation of one of the most sinister characters in literatur Dostoyevsky meets Frank Baum This was not as much fun as Pride and Prejudice and Zombies maybe because it is revisionist than mash up parody


10 thoughts on “Wicked The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

  1. says:

    Instead of my usual griping style we'll do this review in list formThings That I Really Wish Gregory Maguire Had Bothered To Explain That Might Have Made Wicked Worth Reading Why Elphaba is green Why Elphaba cannot touch water The Ph

  2. says:

    I have a confession I wanted to read this book because I saw the Broadway show and the idea of a Broadway show based on a book based on a movie based on a political satire intrigued me I heard the book and the show were uite different so I wanted to see the differenceThe biggest difference is that the show is good and the book is not I don't want to be mean to the poor author Gregory Maguire who has made a for

  3. says:

    I hated this book Maybe it was because I was expecting so much with all the hype maybe because I thought the ori

  4. says:

    From the first page I couldn't put the book down I loved it And as my love for the book Wicked and the Wicked Witch of the West grew my hatred for George Lucas grew in direct proportion How could he have gotten it so wrong I never p

  5. says:

    I’ve pretty much stopped buying lunch at my work cafeteria because no matter how often the description of the day’s entrée induces those s

  6. says:

    As far as fairy tales are concerned adults recall them to be simple moral stories of how things go wrong if you want the wrong things As fond of them as adults may be the stories aren't often dissected interpreted or believed in for much farthe

  7. says:

    I love my physical edition of this novelwhile the reading experience wasn't as good as always thought that it would be MANY SHADES OF GREEN A

  8. says:

    Dostoyevsky meets Frank Baum This was not as much fun as Pride and Prejudice and Zombies maybe because it is revisionist than mash up parody or spoof This is actually strangely a very mature work but set in Oz and

  9. says:

    This book as become increasingly popular mostly due to the success of the musical by the same name the truth is however its not very good There are many interesting and intriguing plotlines in the book and you wait for them to be clerified and expanded upon but many never are many fantastic characters are introduced and

  10. says:

    Here is yet one instance that supports the old adage that “hindsight is 2020” because had I known how much I’d have enjoyed this book I’d have read it sooner I have no one to blame but myself for taking all

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