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[PDF / Epub] ⚣ Hiddensee ✈ Gregory Maguire – Citybreakscheap.co.uk In this imaginative novel rooted in the rich soil of early nineteenth century German Romanticism beloved New York Times bestselling author Gregory Maguire twins an origin legend of the famous NutcrackPDF Epub Hiddensee Gregory Maguire Citybreakscheapcouk In this imaginative novel rooted in the rich soil of early nineteenth century German Romanticism beloved New York Times bestselling author Gregory Maguire twins an origin legend of the famous Nutcrack In this imaginative novel rooted in the rich soil of early nineteenth century German Romanticism beloved New York Times bestselling author Gregory Maguire twins an origin legend of the famous Nutcracker with the life of Drosselmeier the toymaker who carves himGregory Maguire’s novels have been called bewitching remarkable extraordinary engrossi

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Ng amazing and delicious Having brought his legions of devoted readers to Oz in Wicked Wonderland in After Alice and Dickensian London in Lost Maguire now takes us to the Black Forest of Bavaria and Munich of the Brothers Grimm and E T A Hoffman Hiddensee recreates the backstory of the Nutcracker reimaging how this entrancing creature came to be carved and how it magically guided an ailing little girl named Klara through a dreamy paradise on a snowy Christmas Eve It also brings to life the mysterious godfather Drosselmeier—the ominous canny one eyed toymaker made immortal by Petipa and Tchaikovsky’s ballet—who presents

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HiddenseeThe once and future Nutcracker to Klara his goddaughterBut Hiddensee is not just a retelling of a classic story Maguire discovers in the flowering of German Romanticism a migrating strain of a Hellenic mystery cult and ponders a profound uestion how a person who is abused by life short changed and challenged can access secrets that benefit the disadvantaged and powerless Ultimately Hiddensee offers a message of hope If the compromised Godfather Drosselmeier can bring an enchanted Nutcracker to a young girl in distress perhaps everyone however lonely or marginalized on the eve of a winter holiday has something precious to shar

PDF é BOOK Hiddensee È CITYBREAKSCHEAP 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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  • Celeste

    PDF é BOOK Hiddensee È CITYBREAKSCHEAP HiddenseeRating 255 starsI picked up this book because I was looking for a retelling of the Nutcracker to get me in the Christmas spirit I should’ve kno


  • Erin Clemence

    PDF é BOOK Hiddensee È CITYBREAKSCHEAP Hiddensee Hiddensee by Gregory Maguire tells the story of Drosselmeier the man responsible for creating the Nutcracker as well as how he came to give it to young Klara Full of Maguire’s typical prose and poetic language Drosselmeier starts as a young boy living with Hansel and Gretel in the woods When a tragic accident leaves him without an eye and brings him to “the other side” and back Drosselmeier is then sent to live with various families until he is old enough to become a toymaker When his beloved friend Felix dies Drosselmeier assumes paternal responsibility for Felix’s children and develops a uick bond with Felix’s granddaughter Klara a sickly girl who lives in a world of fantasy that is very similar to Drosselmeier’s own “Hiddensee


  • Lori

    PDF é BOOK Hiddensee È CITYBREAKSCHEAP HiddenseeThe book began with a 'tale' which never really seemed to take shape or reach a conclusion Mr Maguire knows how to write this genre well; but I was disappointed with the disjointed story of Dirk and his purpose and the mainly incidental references to the nutcracker he madeI will re read soon and try to piece together what I may have missed the first time around


  • D.L. Morrese

    PDF é BOOK Hiddensee È CITYBREAKSCHEAP HiddenseeAn orphan boy is raised by an unlikable couple who live alone in the woods leaves after an accident with an axe and muddles through another two hundred pages with no clear goals If there is to this story I missed it There is no real plot I didn't find the characters engaging The prose is awkward and the dialogue wooden This is of course my subjective assessment Others may find something in it that I did not


  • Melki

    PDF é BOOK Hiddensee È CITYBREAKSCHEAP HiddenseeYoung Herr Drosselmeyer travels around meeting people some are interesting most are not Klara shows up in the last few pages a sickly ray of sunshine but by then it's too late I kept wondering why the author wanted to revisit this tale if he couldn't be bothered to breathe a little life into the story The Coda however was lovely and almost but not uite made me want to tack on an


  • Debra

    PDF é BOOK Hiddensee È CITYBREAKSCHEAP HiddenseeThe walnut openedI was intrigued by the gentle telling of this story but the truth is I didn't realize I had loved it until the very end


  • Kristen Burns

    PDF é BOOK Hiddensee È CITYBREAKSCHEAP Hiddensee35 StarsReviewIt took a while for me to get into this book but I enjoyed it in the end It was an interesting take on the background of the The Nutcracker and the life of the mysterious toymaker DrosselmeierWhat made this book


  • Erin Cataldi

    PDF é BOOK Hiddensee È CITYBREAKSCHEAP HiddenseeCRAP CRAP CRAP Why did I trick myself into reading this utter nonsense?? Why??? After Alice his Alice in Wonderland adaptation was bad enough another 1 star review but I was lured in by the premise of a backstory to the nutcracker I'm an idiot I should have stayed clear My god this story hardl


  • Lollita

    PDF é BOOK Hiddensee È CITYBREAKSCHEAP HiddenseeWell I found this rather disappointing


  • Selena

    PDF é BOOK Hiddensee È CITYBREAKSCHEAP HiddenseeAnother amazing mythical fairy tale from Gregory Maguire A young foundling Dirk Drosselmeier who has courted death leaves his home of an old man and his wicked wife who want to harm him He has to learn to live on his own wits He discovers many scary things in the world along with the fact that anyone he loves dies or leaves him