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Maguire to release WICKED prequel novel before film release

AEA AGMA SM
#2Maguire to release WICKED prequel novel before film release
Posted: 2/8/24 at 5:37pm

So a prequel of a prequel? Is there really enough story in her being dragged around the Quadling region as the daughter of a missionary for another full novel?

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ColorTheHours048
#3Maguire to release WICKED prequel novel before film release
Posted: 2/8/24 at 5:48pm

There’s plenty of story to mine for the right paycheck. And I suspect this one was hefty.

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Jordan Catalano
#4Maguire to release WICKED prequel novel before film release
Posted: 2/8/24 at 6:12pm

“So much happened before Elphaba dropped into middle school”

AEA AGMA SM
#5Maguire to release WICKED prequel novel before film release
Posted: 2/8/24 at 6:26pm

“But none of it was important enough to mention in the other book about her life, or the following three books about her legacy.”

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Matt Rogers
#6Maguire to release WICKED prequel novel before film release
Posted: 2/8/24 at 7:27pm

What the hell kind of prequel? The novel Wicked begins before Elphaba is born. 

lucynewlife
#7Maguire to release WICKED prequel novel before film release
Posted: 2/8/24 at 7:58pm

I wonder of him working on this is why the last book in the Another Day (Wicked Sequel) trilogy, which just came out in fall 2023--a year after the second book--was so bad. It read like a first draft that got thrown to the publisher before any revisions or edits.

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GiantsInTheSky2
#8Maguire to release WICKED prequel novel before film release
Posted: 2/9/24 at 7:09am

The ‘Another Day’ books are greatly inferior to the original three ‘Wicked Years’ books.


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