A Lion Among Men: Volume Three in The Wicked Years by Gregory MaguireA Lion Among Men: Volume Three in The Wicked Years by Gregory Maguire

A Lion Among Men: Volume Three in The Wicked Years

byGregory Maguire

Paperback | October 4, 2011

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Return to a darker Oz with Gregory Maguire. In A Lion Among Men, the third volume in Maguire’s acclaimed, New York Times bestselling series The Wicked Years, a fuller, more complex Cowardly Lion is brought to life and gets to tell his remarkable tale. It is a story of oppression and fear in a world gone mad with war fever—of Munchkins, Wizards, and Wicked Witches—and especially of a gentle soul and determined survivor who is truly A Lion Among Men.

Gregory Maguire is theNew York Timesbestselling author ofConfessions of an Ugly Stepsister; Lost; Mirror Mirror;and the Wicked Years, a series that includesWicked, Son of a Witch, A Lion Among Men,andOut of Oz. Now a beloved classic,Wickedis the basis for a blockbuster Tony Award–winning Broadway musical. Maguire has lectured on art, l...
Title:A Lion Among Men: Volume Three in The Wicked YearsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.88 inPublished:October 4, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062098942

ISBN - 13:9780062098948

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Creative The creativity in this series is great and ties in nicely with the classic Oz we know and love, but this time with a twist. However, the story seems to drag on at times and the situations and wordings are overcomplicated
Date published: 2017-11-13
Rated 2 out of 5 by from oh well I didn't enjoy this book nearly as much as I thought I would. Maybe I was too young for the series as I found some parts confusing and the writing difficult to follow. Oh well, may be worth a go for huge fans of Oz
Date published: 2017-11-13

Editorial Reviews

“The minute you open A Lion Among Men, you’re back in Maguire’s exquisitely detailed environment, caught up once again in his geography, his characters, his worldview, touched anew by the loneliness that lurks in the heart of all things.”