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From one of America’s most critically acclaimed graphic novel writers – inspired by true events a startlingly original look at life on the streets of Baghdad during the Iraq War In his award winning work on Y THE LAST MAN and EX MACHINA one of Entertainment Weekly’s 2005 Ten Best Fiction titles writer Brian K Vaughan has displayed an understanding of both the cost of survival and the political nuances of the modern world Now in this provocative graphic novel Vaughan examines life on the streets of war torn Iraq In the spring of 2003 a pride of lions escaped from the Baghdad zoo during an American bombing raid Lost and confused hungry but finally free the four lions roamed the decimated streets of Baghdad in a desperate struggle for their lives In documenting the plight of the lions PRIDE OF BAGHDAD raises questions about the true meaning of liberation – can it be given or is it earned only through self determination and sacrifice? And in the end is it truly better to die free than to live life in captivity? Based on a true story VAUGHAN and artist NIKO HENRICHON Barnum have created a unique and heartbreaking window into the nature of life during wartime illuminating this struggle as only the graphic novel can


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    A 83% | Very Good Notes A kind of cave allegory on liberation it has high fantasy elements reflected in war torn Baghdad’s unearthly terrain