- Title: The Witch Queens
- Author: Tarl Telford
- ISBN: null
- Page: 410
- Format: Kindle Edition
In this epic prequel to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, young sorceress Glinda and her friends battle the tyrannical Wicked Witches and learn the true cost and responsibility of freedom.The Witch QueensFifteen year old Glinda is destined to one day become the most powerful sorceress in the land of Oz, but that day is still a long way off Today she has much pressing conceIn this epic prequel to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, young sorceress Glinda and her friends battle the tyrannical Wicked Witches and learn the true cost and responsibility of freedom.The Witch QueensFifteen year old Glinda is destined to one day become the most powerful sorceress in the land of Oz, but that day is still a long way off Today she has much pressing concerns making sure that her hair is just wild enough to drive her sorceress mother crazy during the exotic Abracadabra Bazaar But Glinda s red haired rebellion sets off a series of events that launch the Wicked Witches to power and embroil the land in war.Glinda s fiery red hair and matching temper have made her some powerful enemies Kalinya rules the land of the East, but hungers for greater power Ondri baba desires the West and controls the Sandy Armies Mombi seeks political power and allies herself with the new king, Pastoria, of the Emerald Lands The lines are clearly drawn, with the freedom of all Oz hanging in the balance.Driven from her home in the North, and running for her life, Glinda is no match for the allied Wicked Witches and their Sandy Armies Not even the Winged Monkeys, slaves to a powerful magic, can turn the tide in this war.The dream of freedom comes from a mysterious wizard , transported from pre Civil War America, and his stories of revolution and liberty These dreams spread and the inspired army grows daily War clouds the entire land In the wake of this upheaval, a city of emerald is built on principles of individual freedom, liberty, and responsibility.The Hidden History of Oz, Book One The Witch Queens is a powerful adventure for all ages Join Glinda and her friends as they battle against tyranny and discover the true responsibility of freedom.The Hidden History of OzSet in a magical land powered by dreams, the Hidden History of Oz explores the characters introduced by L Frank Baum True to the original version of Oz portrayed in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz novel, this prequel saga reaches into mysteries and events that shaped Oz, coupling them with dream and real world history to craft powerful meaning into the whimsy created by Baum.In every land, there is that history which is celebrated, and there is that history which is hidden Discover the adventure, the intrigue, the magic and dreams in The Hidden History of Oz.
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This series is a prequel to the Oz books proper, an idea that’s been done a few times, from Hugh Pendexter’s Oz and the Three Witches to the recent movie Oz the Great and Powerful. As with some of these others, it tells the story of how the Wizard arrived in Oz and how the witches came to power. As with the film, there’s a suggestion of romance between the Wizard and Glinda, which is kind of odd as she seems to be distrustful of the Wizard in The Marvelous Land of Oz. Then again, this coul [...]
Read more of my reviews at My Full Bookshelf ReviewsI read this book after watching Oz the Great and Powerful in theaters and was pleasantly surprised at the creativity of the story. This book is a must-read for fans of Wizard of Oz!Unlike Oz the Great and Powerful, this story focuses on Glinda more than Oscar. I liked the original take on Glinda's personality; rather than being a goodie two shoes who likes to float around in bubbles--not that there's anything wrong with that--Glinda has a rebel [...]
Generally an engaging story with interesting, flawed characters, and lots of girls and women who are movers and shakers. I could have lived with a little less,"America, fuck yeah!", although in way, given that the wizard later fails at democracy and a benevolent dictator is put on the throne, you have to wonder what the real message is. I look forward to a sequel so I can find out.
Awesome well researched history of my favorite topic OZ!! Cant wait to start the next one.
This was a fun read! I enjoyed the author's take on the history of Oz and the interplay of the characters.
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