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A brilliant achievement. Boston Herald Entertaining profound .A novel for adults that unearths our buried fascination with the primal fears and truths fairy tales contain. Christian Science MonitorGregory Maguire, the acclaimed author who re-imagined a darker, more dangerous Land of Oz in his New York Times bestselling series The Wicked Years, offers a brilliant reinvention of the timeless Snow White fairy tale: Mirror Mirror. Setting his story amid the cultural, political and artistic whirlwind of Renaissance Italy and casting the notorious Lucrezia Borgia as the Evil Queen Maguire and Mirror Mirror will enthrall a wide array of book lovers ranging from adult fans of Harry Potter to readers of the sophisticated stories of Angela Carter.
“A brilliant achievement.”
“Wildly inventive...Maguire refreshes his source material capably...Every bit as good as Wicked: wicked good, in fact.”
-Kirkus Reviews (starred review)