John Updike The Witches of Eastwick

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The Witches of Eastwick

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Alexandra, Jane, and Sukie ply their individual witcheries in contemporary Eastwick, Rhode Island, and are themselves bewitched by a dark, wealthy, decadent stranger

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" A Great Deal Of Fun To Read...Fresh, constantly entertaining...The text also abounds with delightful aphorisms for these times...John Updike remains a wizard of language and observation." -- The Philadelphia Inquirer " A wicked entertainment with lots (and lots) of sex...In book after book, Updike's fine, funny impressionistic art strips the full casings of everydayness from objects we have known all our lives and makes them shine with fresh new connections." -- The New Republic " A dazzling book...A very funny and very unsettling story of what witchcraft might look like if it were around today...Updike is devilishly clever." -- Los Angeles Times Selected By Time Magazine As One Of The Five Best Works Of Fiction Of The Year "A Great Deal Of Fun To Read...Fresh, constantly entertaining...The text also abounds with delightful aphorisms for these times...John Updike remains a wizard of language and observation." -- The Philadelphia Inquirer "A wicked entertainment with lots (and lots) of sex...In book after book, Updike's fine, funny impressionistic art strips the full casings of everydayness from objects we have known all our lives and makes them shine with fresh new connections." -- The New Republic "A dazzling book...A very funny and very unsettling story of what witchcraft might look like if it were around today...Updike is devilishly clever." -- Los Angeles Times Selected By Time Magazine As One Of The Five Best Works Of Fiction Of The Year

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John Updike was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania, in 1932. He graduated from Harvard College in 1954 and spent a year in Oxford, England, at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art. From 1955 to 1957 he was a member of the staff of The New Yorker. His novels have won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Rosenthal Foundation Award, and the William Dean Howells Medal. In 2007 he received the Gold Medal for Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. John Updike died in January 2009.

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