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This book has one of the most diverse cast of characters I've ever seen.
I couldn't help it - there were just so many things going on and the more I thought of them, the funnier I found the whole thing to be.
Gregory Maguire is best known for his Wicked series, which used The Wizard Of Oz story to reinterpt live and love.
This was one of our book club books. After all of the realistic, shoot em up, mystery books this book was a welcome change. Had a lot of "laugh out loud" moments!! Read morePublished 2 months ago by Sally
There were times when I laughed out loud during the end of this novel, so that was good. But it took me more than a month to drag through it. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Holly Johnson
I am a true Maguire fan, having read and enjoyed many of his fantasy books (Wicked series, Confessions of an Ugly Step Sister, Mirror, Mirror). Read morePublished 12 months ago by Azima
What do I think about this book? I think anyone who gave it a rating of two stars or less, doesn't understand satire or is too deeply devout to laugh at themselves. Read morePublished 13 months ago by KLR
I was not that impressed with this book. Some humor but I'm not sure what Mr. Maguire was trying to do. In some cases it mimicked some lives of people I know.
parts were good-was a disconnect with the characters until late in the book
not one of his best works but ok
Loved the book once I got into it (it took 3 chapters). Maguire is such an excellent wordsmith, and the action was crazy and quirky enough to keep me up at night (a trio of gay men... Read morePublished 16 months ago by V. Kalambakal
I am a Gregory Maguire fan. Compared to some of his other books, this one is 'OK', but not one of my favorites.Published 19 months ago by Amazon Customer