By Gregory Maguire
Whereas civil warfare looms in oz., Brrr—the Cowardly Lion—surrenders the tale of his lifestyles to a tetchy oracle named Yackle. deserted as a cub, Brrr's direction from infancy within the nice Gillikan wooded area is not any Yellow Brick street. trying to redress an early mistake, he trudges via a swamp of ghosts, turns into implicated in a bloodbath of trolls, falls in love with a forbidding Cat princess, and avoids a prison sentence through agreeing to function a lackey to the war-mongering Emperor of oz..
A portrait of a would-be survivor and a wide ranging glimpse of a global long gone shrill with battle fever, Gregory Maguire's A Lion between Men is written with the sympathy and gear that experience made his books modern classics.
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Red, unblinking, unblinkered. You, you can look all you want, she thought, but even so she slipped into the water hastily. What words she had thought to write on the face of the moon were washed away from her as she submerged, trying to disturb no one, nothing. Trying not so much as to interrupt a current, even trying not to shatter into soft-edged platelets the green moon in the reflection. Trying to sidestep having any influence at all, now and till the end of her life. 舦 4 舦 AT DAWN Sister Hospitality was summoned to the back door of the mauntery when the medical team returned, accompanied by a tall, stooped figure.