Wicked

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Headline, Nov 10, 2011 - Fiction - 473 pages
158 Reviews
An 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 literature.

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User Review  - Suzanne G. - Overstock.com

What a great book! I loved it! Read full review

Review: Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (The Wicked Years #1)

User Review  - Nicole - Goodreads

This left me completely on the Witches side and made me more the nervous for the inevitable ending (which you already know if you have ever watched / read the Wizard of Oz). Though from what I have ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Gregory Maguire is a bestselling author who has earned rave reviews and a dedicated following for Wicked, the first novel in the Wicked Years quartet (which also included Son of a Witch, A Lion Among Men and Out of Oz), that was made into an award-winning musical. He received his doctorate in English Literature from Tufts University, and has taught at Simmons College and other Boston area colleges. He has also served as an artist-in-residence at the Blue Mountain Center, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the Hambridge Center. Gregory has lived in Dublin and London, but now makes his home near Boston, Massachusetts, with his partner, their two sons and daughter.

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