Series: Eastwick

Author: John Updike

The Witches of Eastwick (1996)
3.28 of 5 Votes: 5
Read Summer 2010; Re-read January 2011Summary: Wickedly entertaining. The Witches of Eastwick is about three divorced women in the New England town of Eastwick who discover that after being abandoned or divorced from their husbands, they have supernatural powers. Alexandra Spoffard, the sculptres...
The Widows of Eastwick. John Updike (2008)
2.92 of 5 Votes: 4
This book grew on me as I read it. I'm still not sure it's 'necessary' - people weren't eager for a sequel, but it is nice to catch up with old friends and Sukie, Jane and Alexandra don't disappoint. Updike isn't entirely convincing when writing about women, but he's a hell of a lot better than...
Widows of Eastwick (2008)
2.92 of 5 Votes: 1
I first read the Witches of Eastwick back in the year 1984. This is the follow up book to that. The 3 witches EVENTUALLY get back together and travel to Eastwick for the summer. The witches are Jane (serious, mean, cello player who marries into a rich New England Nathaniel Hawthorne sort of fa...
The Widows of Eastwick (2008)
2.92 of 5 Votes: 2
I couldn't put the book down for the last hundred some pages. So clever and interesting. I was and still am enthralled with three aged widow, witches. Trust Updike; he will bring the show. Lovely writing, character, meaning, and American literary tradition (and a bit of Hollywierd). Most las...