A Tale of the Once and Future Nutcracker

Book - 2017
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"Gregory Maguire returns with an inventive novel inspired by a timeless holiday legend, intertwining the story of the famous Nutcracker with the life of the mysterious toy maker named Drosselmeier who carves him."--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. :, William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,, 2017
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780062684387
Characteristics: xi, 287 pages ; 25 cm


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DPLSaraQT Mar 17, 2018

Lovely, sad, special, whimsical, and philosophical - all at once. Highly recommend.

AL_SUMMER Nov 15, 2017

This retelling serves as a prequel to the Nutcracker. The story is imaginative and sometimes dark, weaving in several other fairy tales. Maguire saves the best for last in this one - if you are looking for a retelling of the Nutcracker, don't skip part three.


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