Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister [Gregory Maguire] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Editorial Reviews. Review. Gregory Maguire’s chilling, wonderful retelling of Cinderella is a study in contrasts. Love and hate, beauty and ugliness, . The inspired concept of Maguire’s praised debut, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, was not a fluke. Here he presents an equally.

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But for whatever reason I just simply cannot get into this story. Mar 08, Britany rated it it was ok Shelves: Did the book ever give details about hoe Henrietta was “murdered” other than vaguely mentioning poisoning?

After all, how I am an idiot. I wanted this book to walk up to me and knock me on my ass with a right hook to the gut. What fate befell those untouched by beauty Which makes the ball what I felt should have been the climax even more disappointing.

I may now go and watch confesxions disney version, and sing along with ‘bibbity-bobbity-boo’! Was this review helpful to you?

“The Wonderful World of Disney” Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister (TV Episode ) – IMDb

Her relationships with her mother, sister, step- sister Clara Cinderellaand the painter’s apprentice, Casper, form the loci around which each of these issues is explored.


Written by KGF Vissers.

Movies I Wanna See. There are exceptions of course, but even Silence of the Lambs has a weirdly aspirational element to our fascination with Hannibal Lecter. We never learn what happens to Cinderella and the Prince after they get gregogy other than they lived happily ever after.

Jul 11, Rebecca Weller rated it really liked it. The Wonderful World of Disney — The story itself, telling from the perspective of the ugly stepsister intrigued me. Jan 12, Ainur rated it liked it Shelves: Clara, tired of being merely an object of beauty, breaks free of her fears and becomes a functioning member of society.

Masterson, a native of Houston, [ But unless you’re interested in going through a post-modern reinvention of every single one of Grimm’s Fairy Tales, read Wicked. This is because Cinderella is the perfect example of beauty in society in both stories.

Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister – Wikipedia

That night, the fairy tale of Cinderella and her pumpkin carriage stepsisrer spun, and the next morning her prince comes to collect her.

How Does Perspective Impact a Story? It offers a brave, out-of-the-ordinary heroine, one of the ugly stepsisters herself.


Iris Fisher Trudie Styler Skye is far too beguiling to be considered plain, let alone ugly, but she does a wonderful job of empowering Iris.

Gregory Maguire novelGene Quintano teleplay. One contains an enchanted natural world and presents magic to imply beauty, while the other indicates realistic beauty. It felt almost true to the original story, but with a change in perspective.

Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister

While the stepmother could still be considered “evil”, “Cinderella” and her stepsjster are actually as true sisters Everybody who does business with van den Meer is obsessed with Clara and the flower that she is holding. Approval and disapproval alike satisfy those who deliver it more than those who receive it.

Winston Off has had quite a year. It felt like it gave a very long build-up to a climax that was vague and unexciting and a denouement that was pretty disappointing. Let’s discuss Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister 1 15 Aug 18,