Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister [Gregory Maguire] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Editorial Reviews. Review. Gregory Maguire’s chilling, wonderful retelling of Cinderella is a study in contrasts. Love and hate, beauty and ugliness, . The inspired concept of Maguire’s praised debut, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, was not a fluke. Here he presents an equally.
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Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister is a novel by Gregory Maguireretelling the tale of Cinderella through the eyes of one of her “ugly stepsisters.
Mar 08, Britany rated it it was ok Shelves: That night, the fairy tale of Cinderella and her pumpkin carriage is spun, and the uugly morning her prince comes to collect her. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. See all 4 questions about Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister….
She can made the Prince talked to her, because she can converse with him in English. Confessions Of An Ugly Stepsister: Perhaps best known for his dark and breathtaking Oz series The Wicked Years—including the novel Wicked, which inspired the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical—Maguire is a master at upending the ordinary to help us see the familiar in a brilliant new light.
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The stepmother and stepsisters are full of confidence and sassiness, with the attitude of looking down on people other than themselves. Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail donfessions of qualifying books.
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Captivating and beautifully written I’ve always said that the problem with rationalization is that once you have a view point, there will always maghire a bad guy. Iris and Ruth Fisher are the daughters of Margarethe. Finding work amguire a housekeeper to an undiscovered painter, Iris’ mother is able to provide at least the basic physical necessities for her daughters.
The narrator shows you a new perspective on the Cinderella story. Ships from and sold by Amazon.
I read Wicked a few years ago—more like I devoured it! Below is one quote from “Confessions” which I just now found among my notes: From Gregory Maguire, the acclaimed author of Wicked, comes his much-anticipated second novel, a brilliant and provocative retelling of the timeless Cinderella tale. But this is Cinderellaafter all, and tragedy uglg inevitable.
With courtiers circling [ In the novel, Clara refuses to accept Margarethe, which is different from the fairy tale where she is simply victimized.
I’m still getting used to reading books digitally but this was one of the first and totally turns around the Cinderella story in a most interesting and socially-conscious fashion. For those of you who’ve read both Wicked and this, which do you prefer?
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But what of her stepsisters, jaguire homely pair exiled into ignominy by the fame of their lovely sibling? In fact, it almost deserves a minus rating because of it. They travel to Hol I read this for one of my F2F book clubs and after having read “Mirror, Mirror” a number of years ago, I was not looking forward to it.