Wicked: the life and times of the Wicked Witch of the West

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This is the book that started it all! The basis for the smash hit Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Gregory Maguire's breathtaking New York Times bestseller Wicked views the land of Oz, its inhabitants, its Wizard, and the Emerald City, through a darker and greener (not rosier) lens. Brilliantly inventive, Wicked offers us a radical new evaluation of one of the most feared and hated characters in all of literature: the much maligned Wicked Witch of the West who, as Maguire tells us, wasn’t nearly as Wicked as we imagined.

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title_display Wicked : the life and times of the wicked witch of the West
title_full Wicked : the life and times of the Wicked Witch of the West / Gregory Maguire, Wicked : the life and times of the wicked witch of the West / a novel Gregory Maguire ; illustrations by Douglas Smith, Wicked [electronic resource] : the life and times of the Wicked Witch of the West / Gregory Maguire, Wicked [sound recording] : the life and times of the Wicked Witch of the West / Gregory Maguire
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