The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West : A NoveleBook - 2003
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bibliosara Jan 06, 2017
I haven't watched the musical (yet!) so I don't know how it compares, but I enjoyed this book on its' own. It was heavy with political allusions, as well as major socioeconomic issues. The book was a bit dense and could be hard to understand due to the perspectives and (I repeat) heavy allusions.... Read More »
SaraLovesBooks Oct 12, 2016
If you love the musical, you might want to skip the book. They are completely different! Both are good, but in different ways. The book is a dark, meandering political fantasy tale, of a darker view of Oz. The prose is dense, but with a lyrical quality to it. I definitely recommend this story.
How did the Wicked Witch get to be wicked? Track her amazing journey growing up in Oz, and learn the origin story of all your favorite characters from Oz.
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bibliosara thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over
Sexual Content: Non-explicit scenes, it tends to imply more than it describes.