Land of Oz


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Land of Oz

bewitching realm of magic and mystery. [Am. Lit.: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz]
References in classic literature ?
But after making six books about the adventures of those interesting but queer people who live in the Land of Oz, the Historian learned with sorrow that by an edict of the Supreme Ruler, Ozma of Oz, her country would thereafter be rendered invisible to all who lived outside its borders and that all communication with Oz would, in the future, be cut off.
They wrote many letters asking if the Historian did not know of some adventures to write about that had happened before the Land of Oz was shut out from all the rest of the world.
And that was the way Dorothy heard that the Historian wanted to speak with her, and there was a Shaggy Man in the Land of Oz who knew how to telegraph a wireless reply.
This would not have been possible had not some clever man invented the "wireless" and an equally clever child suggested the idea of reaching the mysterious Land of Oz by its means.
In which is related how Dorothy Gale of Kansas, The Shaggy Man, Button Bright, and Polychrome the Rainbow's Daughter met on an Enchanted Road and followed it all the way to the Marvelous Land of Oz.
But it is such a long and exciting story that it must be saved for another book--and perhaps that book will be the last story that will ever be told about the Land of Oz.
And some of them suggest plots to me, saying: "Please have Dorothy go to the Land of Oz again"; or, "Why don't you make Ozma and Dorothy meet, and have a good time together?
The children won't let me stop telling tales of the Land of Oz.
There were only four witches in all the Land of Oz, and two of them, those who live in the North and the South, are good witches.
But, you see, the Land of Oz has never been civilized, for we are cut off from all the rest of the world.
The North is my home," said the old lady, "and at its edge is the same great desert that surrounds this Land of Oz.
Author of The Road to Oz, Dorothy and The Wizard in Oz, The Land of Oz, etc.