For everyone who fell under the wicked spell...Back in the land of Oz, Gregory Maguire introduces us to Liir, an adolescent boy last seen hiding in the shadows of the castle after Dorothy did in the Witch. Bruised, comatose, and left for dead, Liir is tended to at the Cloister of Saint Glinda by a silent novice called Candle, who wills him back to ...Read MoreFor everyone who fell under the wicked spell...Back in the land of Oz, Gregory Maguire introduces us to Liir, an adolescent boy last seen hiding in the shadows of the castle after Dorothy did in the Witch. Bruised, comatose, and left for dead, Liir is tended to at the Cloister of Saint Glinda by a silent novice called Candle, who wills him back to life with her musical gifts. What dark force left Liir in this condition? Is he really Elphaba's son? He has her broom and her cape - but what of her powers? In an Oz that, since the Wizard's departure, is under new and dangerous management, can Liir keep his head down long enought to grow up?Read Less
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Great Price! Great Delivery! Great Deal! Got all the books in the series at one time!! Happy happy me!
Jan 26, 2012
the book was a gift
This was a gift for my son's girlfriend. I'm sure she enjoyed the book.
Sep 13, 2009
I am a lifelong Wizard of Oz (book and movie) fan, and a fan of both the book ?Wicked, The Life and Times...? and the musical ?Wicked.? I was very disappointed in this sequel. I found it contrived, not as well-developed as the first book, and felt it was written to capitalize on the success of the musical. I was very disappointed in this book from a truly imaginative and talented writer. I recommend it only because it was written as part of "the story."
Jul 30, 2009
Continue the OZ Story
This book is a good continual of the OZ story only through the eyes of the son of the Witch. Escape with this book.
Jun 28, 2007
The sequel to Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West adds little to the story narrated in that book. Son is missing the compelling characters and novel storyline that made Wicked so much fun to read.
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