McSweeney’s Publishes a Letter to Aslan

McSweeney’s Mari Ness submits A Letter to His Imperial Majesty, Aslan:

To His Imperial Majesty, Aslan, the Great Lion, he who rises from uncomfortable and broken stone tables, son of the Emperor-Over-Sea, with extreme respect:

In the course of talking-animal events, it may become necessary for one animal‚ or human‚ or divine being‚ to come and rescue Narnia from its deepest, darkest hours. We’re cool with that. We’re just saying …

Why does it have to be kids?

No offense to your wisdom and such, but, frankly, things don’t go so well when they show up. Consider the results so far…

Thanks to my friend, fellow WaterBrook Press author Andrew Peterson, for the link!

Be sure to pick up a copy of Andrew’s first novel, a hilarious fantasy adventure for the young and the young at heart: At the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness. And he blogged his own review of the movie Prince Caspian at The Rabbit Room.

 

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About Jeffrey Overstreet

Jeffrey Overstreet departed the Patheos network in order to escape click-bait advertisements that were offending him and his readers. He will re-launch Looking Closer at lookingcloser.org soon. He is the author of The Auralia Thread, a four-volume fantasy series that begins with Auralia's Colors, and a memoir of "dangerous moviegoing" called Through a Screen Darkly. He teaches creative writing and film studies; speaks internationally about art and faith; served as Writer-in-Residence at Covenant College; and is employed by Seattle Pacific University as a project manager, copyeditor, and writer.

  • t clair

    the only two blogs I read are looking closer and the Rabbit room. I feel like two of my worlds have just collided.

  • clrussell

    I’m adding my kudos for Andrew Peterson’s novel and looking forward to more books from him as well. :-)

  • http://www.jslweb.com/blog Stephen Lamb

    I’ll second the recommendation for Andrew’s novel. I’m impatiently looking forward to reading the next books from both Andrew and Jeffrey to find out what adventures happen next in the worlds they have created.


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