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After Alice: A Novel - Gregory Maguire
After Alice: A Novel
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2.45 110
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780060548957 (0060548959)
ASIN: 0060548959
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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Liz Loves Books.Com.
Liz Loves Books.Com. rated it
2.5 After Alice - Fun but not Wicked fun.
I’m a huge fan of the Oz retelling, where the wicked witch was perhaps not quite so wicked after all – I’ve read the books I’ve seen the musical and done my fair share of singing (badly) along to Defying Gravity – so I was really looking forward to seeing what Mr Maguire did with another classical f...
Jessica (HDB)
Jessica (HDB) rated it
3.0 After Alice by Gregory Maguire
Dear me. I am so conflicted! See, on the one hand Gregory Maguire is one of my all time favorite writers. His ability to spin in his own particular brand of whimsy into classic tales is unrivaled. I've loved every single one of his books that I've set my hands on. Which is why I had such high hopes ...
Freda's Voice
Freda's Voice rated it
3.0 After Alice by Gregory Maguire
Delightful and whimsical read!Ada goes in the hole that Alice fell into. It starts her journey in the land of wonder. A strange boy follows her, and they become companions. Ada is Alice's bestie and she's looking for Alice.Lydia, is Ada's sister but also seems to be her governess most days. While Ly...
A Sea of Stars
A Sea of Stars rated it
2.5 After Alice
I wanted to love this, I mean, I even tried to love it, but it wasn't working for me. To be honest, though it has been years since I read Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass, I'm pretty sure everyone would just be better off reading the original. Oh, sure, there are occasion...
So many books, so little times
So many books, so little times rated it
As much as I love Alice in Wonderland, I must say that this book was a hot mess. It seem that Maguire couldn't decide wheter it was a retelling of the original or a commentary on Victorian life in the 1860's. Ada inadvertently follows Alice down the rabbit hole and spends the rest of the story in pu...
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