Mirror Mirror Intl
Publish date: December 16th 2003
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Can't finish this. I didn't think there would come a day where I would say I disliked one of Gregory Maguire's novels, but it is so. This was a strange book that felt jagged and empty. I may someday attempt to finish it, but for now I'm putting it back on my shelf.
I never remember how much Maguire's writing bothers me until I stupidly pick up another of his books.Why do weird (and kinda creepy) sexual undertones appear (often smugly) in Maguire's books? What did having Bianca practically explode with menstrual blood onto the floor and the dwarves add to the ...
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