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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.
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 8 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 9 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 10 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 13 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 16 months ago by Amazon Customer
I loved the Wicked books because they were a great escape from the real world.. I think this book was more embracing because I couldn't escape what faith looks like.Published 17 months ago by KipRock