In this captivating New York Times bestseller, beloved author Gregory Maguire returns to the land ofOz and 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. At the Cloister of Saint Glinda the silent novice Candle tends to him, willing him back to life with her unusual musical gifts. What dark force left Liir in this condition Is he really Elphaba's sonHe has her broom and her cape-but what of her powersCan he find his half-sister, Nor, last seen in the forbidding prison Southstairs Can he fulfill the last wishes of a dying princess 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 upFor 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.
Son of a Witch: A Novel
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