(8/14/01 9:12:12 pm)
| question about a spin-off of Cinderella book|
I stumbled across this board searching for the title and author of a novel I saw the other day at Barnes and Noble.
It's a fairly recent publication, within the last three or so years, I'd say, and is about the story of one of Cinderella's stepsisters. I think she lives in Denmark.
I believe the title had something about sister or step sister in it, but I'm not sure.
The edition I saw was softback but pretty fancy, nice illustrations and good paper.
I'm pretty sure the book was written by a man and there was a blurb by John Updike on the cover praising it.
If anyone could give me the title and/or author of this book I'd appreciate it. Also a review if you've read it and you're willing. I think I'd be interested in reading it. Thank you.
(8/14/01 9:21:26 pm)
| Here you go...|
You stumbled on Gregory Maguire's "Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister."
It is a fine retelling of Cinderella by the author who also penned
(8/14/01 9:29:20 pm)
| Re: Here you go...|
And it will be appearing in movie form on ABC sometime in the upcoming TV season, so expect to see it have a higher profile for a while. It also just got released in paperback which will help, too.
(8/14/01 9:50:28 pm)
And for everyone on this board, if you haven;t read it-run, don't walk. It's super!
(8/15/01 9:21:25 am)
| thank you|
that's it! I will definitely check it out now, and I will also be watching for the movie. Thanks so much for your help.