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Deadwood Oaks and Duende

I feel like I’ve pretty much exhausted all the Oz books, or at least the ones that are generally consistent with the original series (not that everyone even agrees on what that is). I’ll occasionally come across lists of interesting-sounding … Continue reading

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References Over the Rainbow

Just how familiar are the people of Oz and the surrounding nations with the culture of the mundane world? It would seem that the most likely answer would be “not very,” but there are occasional references that suggest otherwise. One … Continue reading

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Fall of the House of Random

Back in the mid-eighties, perhaps to tie in with the release of Return to Oz, Random House published a series of Baum-consistent Oz books intended for younger readers. When I say they’re Baum-consistent, they do contain several mistakes, but this … Continue reading

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