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“The Magicians Nephew” by C. S. Lewis

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - Book Reading
“The Magicians Nephew” by C. S. Lewis

Back of the Book:

NARNIA…where the woods are thick and cool, where Talking Beasts are called to life…a new world where the adventure begins. Digory and Polly meet and become friends one cold, wet summer in London. Their lives burst into adventure when Digory’s Uncle Andrew, who thinks he is a magician, sends them hurling to…somewhere else. They find their way to Narnia, newborn from the Lion’s song, and encounter the evil sorceress Jadis, before they finally return home. Enter this enchanted world countless times in The Chronicles of Narnia.

From AudioFile:

Written in 1955 as a prequel to the 1950 fantasy novel THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE, this title is the story of two children in Victorian England who unwittingly take part in the (re)birth of the magical land of Narnia. Kenneth Branagh’s precise and enchanting reading takes the listener from the rooftops of London to the fields of Narnia, and then back to London as mad Uncle Andrew ushers an evil sorceress named Jadis to wreak havoc in our world. Lewis’s storytelling is magnificent, and Branagh’s performance completely and utterly engaging. S.E.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2002 Audie Award Finalist
© AudioFile, Portland, Maine — This text refers to the Audio Cassette edition.

"The Magicians Nephew" by C. S. Lewis

"The Magicians Nephew" by C. S. Lewis

 

Pages: 272

Published: 1955

Format Read: ebook

[xrr rating=4.5/5]

The very worst thing about this book is … Well, I can’t think of anything that I dislike, actually. O_o

The very best thing about this book is how entertaining this book is every time I read it. It never gets old!

Challenges:

This book will be placed under the 2011 E-Book Reading Challenge, the 2011 Fantasy Reading Challenge, and the Chronicles of Narnia Read-Along 2011.

Occasionally Important Information:

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