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Making a Killing

For someone who wanted to leave out the heartaches and nightmares from his fairy tales, L. Frank Baum included a fair number of executioners. I suspect this is partially due to the influence of Lewis Carroll, whose Queen of Hearts … Continue reading

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Nomes with Names

When the Nomes (as L. Frank Baum spelled the name of these rock fairies) are first introduced in Ozma of Oz, the only one to be identified my name is their king, Roquat. He does have a Chief Steward, but … Continue reading

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