Archives by Tag 'Gregory Maguire'

‘Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister’ by Gregory Maguire

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Monday, May 9, 2011

Gregory Maguire is an author probably best known for his  adaptation of The Wizard of Oz, .  I’ve read the entire trilogy, with somewhat mixed results: Wicked itself I enjoyed and thought it was quite clever (although I imagine that musical is a bit less political and less bizarre than the novel, given how successful [...]

Review: ‘A Lion Among Men’ by Gregory Maguire

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Thursday, September 2, 2010

Title: A Lion Among Men Author: Gregory Maguire Published: Headline Review, 2009, pp. 426 Genre: Fantasy Blurb: While civil war looms in Oz, an oracle named Yackles prepares for death.  Before her final hour, the Cowardly Lion arrives searching for information about Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West.  Yackles, who hovered on the sidelines [...]