Hear Ye, Hear Ye! 

A Lion Among Men was released today! And we’ll be bringing you our review tomorrow night. Because seriously peoples: I’m in the middle of midterms, and Brrr the Lion isn’t exactly number one on the list right now.

In the meantime, here are a few tidbits:

Amazon.Com’s page on “A Lion Among Men” has printed a letter from Gregory Maguire:

Tarnished with scandal of every stripe, Brrr is loathed by the Animals who believe he betrayed them in helping Dorothy do in the Witch. He fares no better trying to live as a lion among men. When civil war breaks out in Oz, Brrr is caught in the line of fire as he interviews the mysterious old oracle, Yackle, about the sources of Elphaba’s power. He must choose how much approval he can live without. A bit player all his life, he may yet be the linchpin on which the prosecution of the war rests.

…and so on and so forth.

Everyone seems obsessed with pointing out how the novel is not a fairy tale:

“But his story no cheery fairytale” – EDGE Boston

“A Lion Among Men is definitely not a child’s fairytale!” – The Savvy Reader

…and so on and so forth.

You can browse inside of the book. The first thing I noticed was the plethora of timelines, family trees, quotes, excerpts from Wicked…

…and so on and so forth.

Review goes up tomorrow night. Hold your breath…