The Horse and His Boy (Chronicles of Narnia)
The Horse and his Boy is a stirring and dramatic fantasy story that finds a young boy named Shasta on the run from his homeland with the talking horse, Bree. When the pair discover a deadly plot by the Calormen people to conquer the land of Narnia, the race is on to warn the inhabitants of... show more
The Horse and his Boy is a stirring and dramatic fantasy story that finds a young boy named Shasta on the run from his homeland with the talking horse, Bree. When the pair discover a deadly plot by the Calormen people to conquer the land of Narnia, the race is on to warn the inhabitants of the impending danger and to rescue them all from certain death. None of the sheer magic of the Horse and His Boy has faded since it first delighted a generation of children in the 1950s, and anyone who has ever savoured the peculiar delights of Narnia will love this special edition, published in celebration of the centenary of CS Lewis. With its stylish, larger format featuring fine, hand-coloured illustrations by Pauline Baynes, all the magic of the originals can be found in this delectable tale which will continue to enchant hosts of new readers long into the future. --Susan Harrison
Publish date: 2005
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Series: The Chronicles of Narnia (Publication Order) -7 (#5)
Bree, the talking horse, has been kidnapped from Narnia, and longs to return. Shasta decides to run away with him. Before they know it, they are on a wild and dangerous journey together, through strange cities, eerie tombs and harsh deserts. I know for a fact that I read this book as a child. We h...
My reread of The Horse and His Boy was greatly improved by skimming all the boring bits (which ended up being most of the book for me). I'm not here for the Calormenes even though Aravis is my favorite character in the book.
O começo até que é divertidinho, mas para o meio até o final é bem chato. O livro está repleto de críticas a sociedade hindu, isso é óbvio e é aqui que podemos ver que Nárnia se passa por Europa, como sendo um lugar maravilhoso e de liberdade. A história é boba e previsível. Não lerei os próximos li...
Not my favorite, but still enjoyable.
Hey everyone and how's it going? I'm doing pretty good myself! I am in a happy mood, because I am turning out book reviews like crazy! I know it's a review on a children's book, but it's better then nothing! So, this time I will be reviewing "The Horse & His Boy" by C.S. Lewis and here I go. The s...