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 is the author of a “memoir of dangerous moviegoing” called Through a Screen Darkly, and a four-volume series of fantasy novels called The Auralia Thread, which includes Auralia’s Colors, Cyndere’s Midnight, Raven’s Ladder, and The Ale Boy’s Feast. Jeffrey is a contributing editor for Seattle Pacific University’s Response magazine, and he writes about art, faith, and culture for Image, Filmwell, and his own website, LookingCloser.org. His work has also appeared in Paste, Relevant, Books and Culture, and Christianity Today (where he was a film columnist and critic for almost a decade). He lives in Shoreline, Washington. Visit him on Facebook at facebook.com/jeffreyoverstreethq.

  • 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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