A review of the book the lion the witch and the wardrobe by cs lewis

In chapter one of the American edition, the animals that Edmund and Susan express interest in are snakes and foxes rather than the foxes and rabbits of the British edition.

Cooke Productions, using both life-size puppets and human actors. The Witch kills Aslan with an ancient knife in a very bleak, sad scene, but he comes back to life shortly thereafter. As a child I used to always daydream.

By the end, it feels profoundly manipulative, as Disney usually does. Stay up to date on new reviews. Narnia is full of secret police and spies, much like Nazi Germany and Russia.

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe: The Chronicles of Narnia, Book 1

Lewis as a brilliant imagination. Beaver, awaiting freedom and help from someone else. Suppose there were a Narnian world and it, like ours, needed redemption.

One scholar, Roger Chapman, focuses on the underlying theme of the Cold War. The popular United States paperback edition published by Collier between andwhich sold many millions, had only 17 illustrations, many of them severely cropped from the originals, giving many readers in that country a very different experience when reading the novel.

The old professor certainly did seem to live in a world of his own, so the children set about finding their own entertainment in the huge old house set miles from anywhere in the heart of the country. It made me feel as if all the un-stoned animals were right there in front of me, beckoning me to join them.

Professor Kirke is based on W. All the illustrations were restored for the worldwide HarperCollins edition, although these lacked the clarity of early printings.

InMichael Hordern read abridged versions of the classic tale and the others in the series. Aslan is one of my favorite all-time heroes. Chapman points out that C. All the books were released in audio form, read by different actors.

They are met by Mr and Mrs Beaver who take them to meet Aslan, the great lion, who will assist the children in defeating the white witch and restoring peace to the land of Narnia.

Kirkpatrickwho tutored a year-old Lewis. I liked Lucy best because she is a curious, truthful and kindhearted girl whom I could relate to. Nevertheless, the novel and its successors were highly popular with young readers, and Lewis's publisher was soon eager to release further Narnia stories.

Ah, Aslan explains, it is the "deep magic", where pure sacrifice alone vanquishes death. All the books were released in audio form, read by different actors. The wise old Aslan though is the star of the show.

It is also reminiscent of a scene from Edgar Allan Poe 's story " The Pit and the Pendulum ," in which a prisoner is freed when rats gnaw through his bonds. He completed the sequel by end ofless than a year after finishing the initial book.

The characters are on a quest to help Narnia, much like the west was doing; launching a quest against communism.The Lion, The Witch, The Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1), C.S. Lewis The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a fantasy novel for children by C.

S. Lewis, published by Geoffrey Bles in It is the first published and best known of seven novels in The Chronicles of Narnia (–)/5(K). Jul 19,  · Parents need to know that the The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is the first book published in C.S.

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe: The Chronicles of Narnia, Book 1

Lewis' classic Chronicles of Narnia series, which children have loved for generations. Lewis, a devout Christian, weaves lots of Christian allegory into the book (and the series as a whole), but the story can be enjoyed on many 4/4.

'Narnia represents everything that is most hateful about religion'

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is the most memorable book amongst the entire Narnia Chronicles. When someone is asked about CS Lewis this is the book that immediately springs to mind. Lewis’s Christian beliefs are in the book but I do not feel that this is overplayed/10(9). C.S.

Lewis is by far one of my favorite authors. The Chronicles of Narnia, and “The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe,” in particular, were written after Professor Lewis became a Christian, which changed his life.

A mass-market paperback edition of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, book two in the classic fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis - review

This edition features cover art by Cliff Nielsen and interior black-and-white illustrations by Reviews: K. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe was published inand it was the book that first introduced readers to the World of Narnia. Years later, inLewis wrote a prequel to The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, entitled The Magician's Nephew/5(K).

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