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The Witches of Eastwick

Updike, John

(Book - 2012)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
The Witches of Eastwick
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Toward the end of the Vietnam era, in a snug little Rhode Island seacoast town, wonderful powers have descended upon Alexandra, Jane, and Sukie, bewitching divorcées with sudden access to all that is female, fecund, and mysterious. Alexandra, a sculptor, summons thunderstorms; Jane, a cellist, floats on the air; and Sukie, the local gossip columnist, turns milk into cream. Their happy little coven takes on new, malignant life when a dark and moneyed stranger, Darryl Van Horne, refurbishes the long-derelict Lenox mansion and invites them in to play. Thenceforth scandal flits through the darkening, crooked streets of Eastwick--and through the even darker fantasies of the town's collective psyche.
Publisher: New York :, Random House Trade Paperbacks,, 2012
Edition: Random House Trade Paperback Edition
Copyright Date: ©1984
ISBN: 0449912108
9780449912102
Branch Call Number: FICTION UPDIKE 2012
Characteristics: 340 pages ;,21 cm

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Nov 10, 2011
  • AA789 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

The book is way better than movie which lacks all sophistication of the book.

Nov 10, 2011
  • blueskies100 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

The movie was much better. I found the plot and writing did not maintain my interest.

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