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[KINDLE] ❅ Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister By Gregory Maguire – Ukrbank.pro Gregory Maguire critically acclaimed author of Wicked returns with his eagerly anticipated second novel Using a dazzling reincarnation of the Cinderella story set in 17th century Holland Maguire deftlGregory Maguire critically acclaimed author of Wicked returns with his eagerly anticipated second novel Using a dazzling reincarnation of the Cinderella story set in 17th century Holland Maguire deftly weaves together stories of inner and outer beauty Iris is a plain but intelligent young girl Forced to flee England with her.

Recently widowed mother Margarethe and her older sister she finds herself swept into a life that becomes a legend Arriving destitute the family becomes employed in the home of a wealthy tulip merchant Margarethe is hired as the housekeeper and Iris as a companion to the merchant's stunningly beautiful but troubled daughter Wh.

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PDF/EPUB Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister eBook ↠ of an Ugly ✓ ukrbank.pro Gregory Maguire is an American author whose novels are revisionist retellings of children's stories such as L Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz into Wicked He received his PhD in English and American Literature from Tufts University and his BA from the State University of New York at Albany He was a professor and co director at the Simmons College Center for the Study of Children'

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  1. Amanda Amanda says:

    PDF/EPUB Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister eBook ↠ of an Ugly ✓ ukrbank.pro confessions epub, ugly ebok, stepsister epub, Confessions of mobile, an Ugly free, of an Ugly download, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister EpubI love books based on fairy tales but it's taken me forever to really read any of Maguire's stuff I still haven't read Wicked Years ago I tried reading this book and just couldn't get into it But with so many people telling me how great this guy is I decided to give it another shot This book follows the story of Iris and Ruth two little girls who with their mother flee from England after their father is murdered Poor and be


  2. Lauren (Shakespeare & Whisky) Lauren (Shakespeare & Whisky) says:

    PDF/EPUB Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister eBook ↠ of an Ugly ✓ ukrbank.pro confessions epub, ugly ebok, stepsister epub, Confessions of mobile, an Ugly free, of an Ugly download, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister Epub “In the lives of children pumpkins turn into coaches mice and rats turn into men When we grow up we realize it is far common for men to turn into rats” I enjoy Maguire's work He combines lively characters with literary writingUnlike Maguire's other wildly successful novel Wicked The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West this retelling leaves behind magic instead relying


  3. Emilie Emilie says:

    PDF/EPUB Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister eBook ↠ of an Ugly ✓ ukrbank.pro confessions epub, ugly ebok, stepsister epub, Confessions of mobile, an Ugly free, of an Ugly download, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister EpubMaguire's ability to come up with an interesting story is far better than his ability to tell the story His writing is often a bit too labored his symbolism too transparent and his literary devices a bit clunkyLike 'Wicked' 'Confessions' offers the reader a variation on a well known story Also like 'Wicked' 'Confessions' is not really all that


  4. Bfalla Bfalla says:

    PDF/EPUB Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister eBook ↠ of an Ugly ✓ ukrbank.pro confessions epub, ugly ebok, stepsister epub, Confessions of mobile, an Ugly free, of an Ugly download, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister EpubI am an idiot I did it to myself again After reading “Wicked” and hating it I decided to give Gregory Maguire another go Apparently Maguire is my literary euivalent to the corner brick on my fireplace that I keep stubbing my toe upon even though I know it’s there and I know it’s going to hurtBut I picked up Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister thinking I had to give Maguire another try He shows glimpses of pure genius so I was hoping he’d be able to channel it properly After all how can he screw up a story about Cinderella?Well he can and did and in the same manner he’s screwed up his Oz stories diarrhea of the keyboard I am now convinced Maguire can’t pace a story to my liking and his stories and characters are all too convoluted so that I am never sure exactly what is going on or even why I should care I know Maguire’s deal is to show the human fau


  5. Jami Jami says:

    PDF/EPUB Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister eBook ↠ of an Ugly ✓ ukrbank.pro confessions epub, ugly ebok, stepsister epub, Confessions of mobile, an Ugly free, of an Ugly download, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister EpubThis was an easy read and an interesting take on the Cinderella story but it wasn't amazing It felt like it gave a very long build up to a climax that was vague and unexciting and a denouement that was pretty disappointing Only as an epilogue do we discover what happened to Iris the main character of the book and even then it is brief and without many detailsMany of the ideas introduced into the storyline also felt as though they were left ha


  6. Mahina Mahina says:

    PDF/EPUB Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister eBook ↠ of an Ugly ✓ ukrbank.pro confessions epub, ugly ebok, stepsister epub, Confessions of mobile, an Ugly free, of an Ugly download, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister EpubI love fairy tale retellingsespecially the ones that try to be the True version Set in 17th century Holland during the Tulip craze this version of Cinderella is by far my favorite The central character is not Cinderella who is a spoiled brat but Iris the youngest of the two step sisters Margarethe returns to her homeland Hollandwith her two daughters plain Iris and simple Ruth afer her husband is murdered in England She becomes the housekeeper for a painter The traditional story of Cinderella is started on its course when a wealthy t


  7. Laura Cavendish Laura Cavendish says:

    PDF/EPUB Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister eBook ↠ of an Ugly ✓ ukrbank.pro confessions epub, ugly ebok, stepsister epub, Confessions of mobile, an Ugly free, of an Ugly download, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister EpubI remember when I read this book for the first time I bought it the day after it came out because I was already obsessed with Gregory Maguire despite the fact that he had only written one other adult book at that point I started the novel in the morning the day I had to take my parents to the airport in Kalamazoo We left that evening because their flight was an early morning one I read and read in the car getting fairly far When we got to the hotel and had to go to bed I COULD NOT sl


  8. Wealhtheow Wealhtheow says:

    PDF/EPUB Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister eBook ↠ of an Ugly ✓ ukrbank.pro confessions epub, ugly ebok, stepsister epub, Confessions of mobile, an Ugly free, of an Ugly download, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister EpubConfessions of an Ugly Stepsister is way better than Wicked not least because the characters have consistent personalities and the plot is coherent I appreciated the sensory details and descriptions and the various characters are original There's a nice twist near the end which gave me a little brain jolt and I always like that


  9. Tara Tara says:

    PDF/EPUB Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister eBook ↠ of an Ugly ✓ ukrbank.pro confessions epub, ugly ebok, stepsister epub, Confessions of mobile, an Ugly free, of an Ugly download, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister EpubIn the lives of children pumpkins can turn into coaches mice and rats into human beings When we grow up we learn that it’s far common for human beings to turn into ratsIf magic was present it moved under the skin of the world beneath the ability of human eyes to catch sight of itImmortality is a chancy thing; it cannot be promised or earned Perhaps it cannot even be identified for what it isIt’s the place of the story beginning here in the meadow of late summer flowers thriving before the Atlantic storms drive wet and winter upon them allSo let my hands and my face make their way in this world let my hungry eyes see my tongue tasteIs this the main thing that painters of portraits care about? The person on the verge of becoming someone else?When the dawn light is coursing through the slats in the shutters at last making thin stripes


  10. Samantha Samantha says:

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