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Wicked by Gregory Maguire
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it was ok
bookshelves: read-in-2015

I am baffled that a book so ponderously dull was made into such a great musical. I almost stopped reading it halfway through -- the first half is just awful. It did get a little more readable toward the end, though.
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July 9, 2015 – Started Reading
July 9, 2015 – Shelved
July 20, 2015 – Shelved as: read-in-2015
July 20, 2015 – Finished Reading

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message 1: by Ry4an (last edited Jul 20, 2015 06:56PM) (new)

Ry4an I first read this in high school, and I really wanted to get into it and was way more patient with books then than I am now, but geyah did it drag. I've avoided the musical because the book was such a disappointment, but it sounds like that was the wrong call?

message 2: by kat (new) - rated it 2 stars

kat @Ry4an: I really like the musical! It's a very different experience than the book for sure.

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