Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire

Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

The Wicked Years #1

Gregory Maguire

fiction fantasy adventurous mysterious slow-paced

448 pages | first published 1995

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A special 25th anniversary hardcover edition of the multi-million-copy-bestselling novel and basis of the Tony Award-winning musical.This is the book that started it all The basis for the smash hit Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Gregory Mag...
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Moods

dark 73%
adventurous 69%
mysterious 40%
emotional 34%
challenging 32%
reflective 26%
tense 20%
funny 19%
sad 19%
hopeful 3%
inspiring 3%
lighthearted 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

slow 54%
medium 40%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 55% | A mix: 35% | Plot: 7% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 6% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 39% | No: 30% | Yes: 29% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 13% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 2% | N/A: 1%

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