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What Makes Goblins Gobble?

The Oz Omnibus of Talking City Tales, by Ron Baxley Jr. – This volume collects three different tales about the Land of Oz, all following up on Baxley’s earlier The Talking City of Oz. I already looked at the first … Continue reading

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Hell in Oz

The Evil Emerald Village of Oz, by Ron Baxley Jr. – This follow-up to The Talking City of Oz has some clear similarities to its predecessor, but the story isn’t anywhere near as developed. It concerns the ghost of Mombi … Continue reading

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I’ll Be Doggoned

There are a few mentions in the Oz books that there are no dogs in that fairyland, with the non-native Toto being the exception. The thing is, this obviously isn’t true, even if we just look at the L. Frank … Continue reading

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Nome Family Reunion

The Talking City of Oz, by Ron Baxley, Jr. – This book was originally written for the International Wizard of Oz Club’s centennial contest, and published by March Laumer. I read that version and wrote a brief review of it … Continue reading

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