Publish date: 2007
Publisher: Új Palatinus Könyvesház
Pages no: 272
Edition language: Hungarian
, Adult Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Magical Realism
Practical Magic wasn't my first choice for this square. I originally intended to read Wicked, which I had picked up for 75 cents at one of those Friends of the Library sales. But it was too much another good vs evil diatribe after I'd already read several of those, so after about 50 pages I set it...
Even though this is a tale about witches, to me it seems more a story about family, specifically sisters but family in general also. And it does have romance too. I enjoyed it.
Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman For so many reasons I couldn't quite pinpoint--and had required a long, thorough think--this book was both frustrating and fascinating at the same time. I went through a roller coaster of thinking: "Man, this book is not working for me" to "Hmm... this is actual...
I saw the film of Practical Magic, which was made, I think, in 1998, years ago, and it's a fun movie. It is, however, rather different from the novel, and I can see why. Both the title and set-up are solid movie material (there are witches among us, and one of them has a very nasty ex-boyfriend,...
This is book is very big on flashy sensory descriptors to give counterpoint to internalized thoughts and emotions. In a way, the plot execution is in a rather sleight-of-hand manner. It feigns in one direction and then doubles back, or something totally unexpected happens -- quite entertaining reall...
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