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A Reader's Guide Through the Wardrobe: Exploring C. S. Lewis's Classic Story - Leland Ryken;Marjorie Lamp Mead
A Reader's Guide Through the Wardrobe: Exploring C. S. Lewis's Classic Story
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Step inside the wardrobe. . . . You may be surprised at what you find. In C. S. Lewis's classic, Lucy, Peter, Susan and Edmund discover Narnia for the first time, precariously navigating their way through the unpredictable, enchanted world where beavers talk, a Witch turns people to stone, and... show more
Step inside the wardrobe. . . . You may be surprised at what you find. In C. S. Lewis's classic, Lucy, Peter, Susan and Edmund discover Narnia for the first time, precariously navigating their way through the unpredictable, enchanted world where beavers talk, a Witch turns people to stone, and a Lion rules as King. For decades their adventure has captivated the imagination of both children and adults. Yet this first story in the Chronicles--and the story behind the story--still hold many surprises and unpredictable twists and turns. In this interactive, informative book, literary expert Leland Ryken and Lewis scholar Marjorie Lamp Mead unlock the door to inviting you to step inside--deeper and deeper, past the musty fur coats--and gaze in wide-eyed wonder once again at the magical, wintery world Lucy first found. helps you examine the story from Lewis's point of view, shedding light on his imagination and use of literary forms. Even further, Mead and Ryken serve as your guides through this first Narnia adventure, providing an inside look at characters, setting and framework. Here is a book that will help you see as Lucy first saw Narnia--with fresh, new eyes, childlike wonder and anticipation for the adventure that lies ahead.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780830832897 (0830832890)
ASIN: 0830832890
Publisher: IVP Books
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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georgenaylor
georgenaylor rated it
Really three & a half stars. I took a half star off for them missing the distinction between what role magic plays in Lewis' works & what role it plays in the Harry Potter series & also failing to realize in Harry Potter magical ability is an innate trait & not some occultic power. Other than that, ...
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