- Author:Gregory Maguire
- Publisher:University of Queensland Press (June 1, 1996)
- Pages:110 pages
- Subcategory:Literature & Fiction
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- Formats:mobi doc lrf azw
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A Lion Among Men. ISBN 9780755348220 (978-0-7553-4822-0) Softcover, William Morrow & Company, 2009. Learn More at LibraryThing. Results page: PREV 1 2 3 4 NEXT.
Gregory maguire series . The better furniture was hung over with drop cloths, the leather-bound books evacuated from their shelves.
Gregory maguire series: Wicked Years . Unconnected wiring threaded from walls, and a smell of lazy drains, something rotting, unfurled from the sewer all the way up to this flat. Winnie wrenched open a window.
Gregory Maguire (Author). The lies mount up, until finally the best liar of all is revealed. The strength of this book is its portrayal of the quiet heroism of ordinary citizens during the war. It is, by turns, amusing and gripping, and told in an engaging manner.
and France has fallen to the German army .
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). in English and American Literature from Tufts University, and his . from the State University of New York at Albany. But to Marcel and his two older brothers, Pierre and Ren, the war seems far away from their tiny village of Mont-Saint-Martin. They spend a happy summer fishing, playing soliers, and holding contest to see who is the biggest lier. Then the Germans occupy their village - and Marcel and his brothers learn who is the best liar of them all.
The year is 1940 and France has fallen to the German army.
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Gregory Maguire (born June 9, 1954) is an American novelist. He is the author of Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister, and several dozen other novels for adults and children. Many of Maguire's adult novels are inspired by classic children's stories; Wicked transforms the Wicked Witch of the West from L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and its 1939 film adaptation into the misunderstood green-skinned Elphaba Thropp.
First published in 1995 by The O'Brien Press Lt. Dublin, Ireland. Now an old man living in the United States, Marcel recalls his childhood in German-occupied France, especially the summer that he and his older brother Rene befriended a young German soldier.