Strange events are occurring in the small town of Thebes, USA. Knocked out by a falling statue of the Virgin Mary, Mrs Leontina Scales wakes up not quite the woman she was before.
What on earth are her sons and her foul-mouthed daughter Tabitha supposed to do with a mad mother who speaks in tongues?
Meanwhile, choir director Jeremy Carr needs a rehearsal venue for his gay singing group.
Could the Sisters of the Sorrowful Mysteries be his salvation?
As the year draws to a close, the Radical Radiants battle the Catholics, a Christmas pageant goes horribly awry, and a child is born...Frantic, funny and farcical, The Next Queen of Heaven is a modern masterpiece from the incredible imagination of Gregory Maguire.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 416 pages
- Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
- Publication Date: 14/10/2010
- Category: Fantasy
- ISBN: 9780755377435