25 Women to Read Before You Die
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Lists | September 2, 2015

    Joy Williams: IMG Eight Essential Attributes of the Short Story and One Way It Differs from the Novel



    1) There should be a clean clear surface with much disturbance below. 2) An anagogical level. 3) Sentences that can stand strikingly alone. 4) An... Continue »
    1. $21.00 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$19.99
New Compact Disc
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
4 Remote Warehouse Science Fiction and Fantasy- Fantasy
1 Remote Warehouse Science Fiction and Fantasy- Fantasy

Son of a Witch

by

Son of a Witch Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

The Wicked Years continue in Gregory Maguires Son of a Witch—the heroic saga of the hapless yet determined young man who may or may not be the offspring of the fabled Wicked Witch of the West. A New York Times bestseller like its predecessor, the remarkable Wicked, Son of a Witch follows the boy Liir on his dark odyssey across an ingeniously re-imagined and nearly unrecognizable Land of Oz—a journey that will take him deep into the bowels of the Emerald City, lately abandoned by the Wizard, and into the jaws of dragons. At once a grim fairy tale and an uplifting adventure, Son of a Witch is a true wonder.

Synopsis:

The long-anticipated sequel to the million-copy bestselling novel Wicked

Beloved novelist Gregory Maguire returns at last to the land of Oz. There he introduces us to Liir, an adolescent boy last seen hiding in the shadows of the castle after Dorothy did in the Witch. Bruised, comatose, and left for dead in a gully, Liir is shattered in spirit as well as in form. But he is tended at the Cloister of Saint Glinda by the silent novice called Candle, who wills him back to life with her musical gifts.

What dark force left Liir in this condition? Is he really Elphaba's son? He has her broom and her cape—but what of her powers? Can he find his supposed half-sister, Nor, last seen in the forbidding prison, Southstairs? In an Oz that, since the Wizard's departure, is under new and dangerous management, can Liir keep his head down long enough to grow up?

For the countless fans who have been dazzled and entranced by Maguire's Oz, Son of a Witch is the rich reward they have awaited so long.

About the Author

Gregory Maguire is the New York Times bestselling author of Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister; Lost; Mirror Mirror; and the Wicked Years, a series that includes Wicked, Son of a Witch, A Lion Among Men, and Out of Oz. Now a beloved classic, Wicked is the basis for a blockbuster Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. Maguire has lectured on art, literature, and culture both at home and abroad. He lives with his family near Boston, Massachusetts.

Gregory Maguire is the New York Times bestselling author of Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister; Lost; Mirror Mirror; and the Wicked Years, a series that includes Wicked, Son of a Witch, A Lion Among Men, and Out of Oz. Now a beloved classic, Wicked is the basis for a blockbuster Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. Maguire has lectured on art, literature, and culture both at home and abroad. He lives with his family near Boston, Massachusetts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061906213
Author:
Maguire, Gregory
Publisher:
HarperAudio
Author:
Maguire, Gregesta gu&#237
Author:
s saborear &#8212
Author:
a, picard&#237
Author:
smico m&#225
Author:
a ser uno junto a tu amante a trav&#233
Author:
gicos, para lograr el punto org&#225
Author:
como nunca&#8212
Author:
a indispensable del amor, podr&#225
Author:
a para hallar la armon&#237
Author:
s de la astrolog&#237
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy
Edition Description:
Audio
Series:
Wicked Years
Series Volume:
02
Publication Date:
20090931
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.74x5.20x1.56 in. .71 lbs.
Media Run Time:
870

Other books you might like

  1. The Graveyard Book
    Used Trade Paper $4.95
  2. The History of Love: A Novel
    Used Trade Paper $6.95
  3. NPR Funniest Driveway Moments: Radio... New Compact Disc $22.95
  4. Night Shift: Baby Blues Scrapbook 23 New Trade Paper $10.99
  5. The Darwin Awards Next Evolution:... Used Trade Paper $3.95
  6. Our Dumb World
    Used Trade Paper $8.95

Related Subjects

Audio Books » Fiction and Poetry » General
Fiction and Poetry » Science Fiction and Fantasy » Fantasy » General

Son of a Witch New Compact Disc
0 stars - 0 reviews
$19.99 In Stock
Product details pages HarperAudio - English 9780061906213 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The long-anticipated sequel to the million-copy bestselling novel Wicked

Beloved novelist Gregory Maguire returns at last to the land of Oz. There he introduces us to Liir, an adolescent boy last seen hiding in the shadows of the castle after Dorothy did in the Witch. Bruised, comatose, and left for dead in a gully, Liir is shattered in spirit as well as in form. But he is tended at the Cloister of Saint Glinda by the silent novice called Candle, who wills him back to life with her musical gifts.

What dark force left Liir in this condition? Is he really Elphaba's son? He has her broom and her cape—but what of her powers? Can he find his supposed half-sister, Nor, last seen in the forbidding prison, Southstairs? In an Oz that, since the Wizard's departure, is under new and dangerous management, can Liir keep his head down long enough to grow up?

For the countless fans who have been dazzled and entranced by Maguire's Oz, Son of a Witch is the rich reward they have awaited so long.

spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

       
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.