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Domhnall
Domhnall rated it 6 years ago
I found this the most accessible of Nietzsche's books because it comes closest - especially in the second essay - to a straight exposition of his theories. The trouble is I liked it too much to paraphrase anything. I will only give one quote, which you will notice is excessively lengthy:Section 13...
In the Stacks
In the Stacks rated it 8 years ago
My full review can be found over at SFF Book Review. As someone who came to the book only having heard the musical CD (yeah, i actually still bought that one on CD), I was positively surprised at the adult tone that Maguire has. This is not a children's book and it has little in common with the co...
a TeMPLe of WoRDS
a TeMPLe of WoRDS rated it 9 years ago
(See my review of Wicked for the beginning of the story) After finishing Wicked, I immediately began Son of a Witch and was unable to put it down. Another absolutely brilliant book from Gregory Maguire. I cannot wait to "sink my teeth" into the rest of the novels. An amazing writer.
JasonKoivu
JasonKoivu rated it 9 years ago
I love the Wicked series books for the fact that apparently they are "NOTHING LIKE THE PLAY!" to the point that it angers fans of the stage version. If you have time, read some of the one-star reviews for the first book (http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37442.Wicked). It's hilarious how mad these ...
Mellkoh
Mellkoh rated it 9 years ago
I liked the writing and language of this book. However, my complaint, as with the middle books of any series, is that it just feels like a set-up/stepping stone for the rest of the series. I also wish that we'd gotten more closure in at least one quest Liir had (trying to avoid spoilers). I will ...
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