Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire

We have all heard the story of Cinderella, the beautiful child cast out to slave amongst the ashes. But what of her stepsisters, the homely pair exiled into ignominy by the fame of their lovely sibling? What fate befell those untouched by beauty ...and what curses accompanied Cinderella's looks? Set against the backdrop of seventeenth-century Holland, CONFESSIONS OF AN UGLY STEPSISTER tells the story of Iris, an unlikely heroine who is swept from the lowly streets of Haarlem to a strange world of wealth, artifice, and ambition. Iris's path becomes intertwined with that of Clara, the mysterious and unnaturally beautiful girl destined to become her sister. While Clara retreats to the cinders of the family hearth, Iris seeks out the shadowy secrets of her new household - and the treacherous truth of her former life.

Buy Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780755341696
ISBN-10: 0755341694
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 129mm x 26mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Headline Review
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Publish Date: 2-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister book by Gregory Maguire and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Gregory Maguire

Gregory Maguire is a bestselling author who has earned rave reviews and a dedicated following for Wicked, the first novel in the Wicked Years quartet (which also included Son of a Witch, A Lion Among Men and Out of Oz), that was made into an award-winning musical. He received his doctorate in English Literature from Tufts University, and has taught at Simmons College and other Boston area colleges. He has also served as an artist-in-residence at the Blue Mountain Center, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the Hambridge Center. Gregory has lived in Dublin and London, but now makes his home near Boston, Massachusetts, with his partner, their two sons and daughter.

Customers Also Bought

Boomerang Books customers who bought Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire also bought the following titles:

Books By Gregory Maguire

After Alice by Gregory Maguire
Paperback, July 2016
$19.07
Egg & Spoon by Gregory Maguire
Paperback, November 2015
$15.25
Egg and Spoon by Gregory Maguire
Paperback / softback, November 2015
$15.11
Tuck Everlasting by Gregory Maguire
Hardback, January 2015
$34.70