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The Silver Chair by C. S. Lewis
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Title:The Silver Chair
Authors:C. S. Lewis
Info:Collins (1997), Hardcover, 191 pages
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Tags:Fiction, Christian, C.S. Lewis

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The Silver Chair by C. S. Lewis (1953)


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I really love Eustace and Jill. The task of rescuing Prince Rillian is original and a nice step away from the Narnia shown in the movies. ( )
  ElleLainey | Dec 30, 2017 |
I couldn't have given fewer fucks about this story.

Sorry to those of you who love the Narnia series, but it just wasn't for me. It wasn't even bad - there was no amusement at bad writing or even rage. Nothing interested me about the characters or the world and my nostalgic love for Wardrobe is cemented mostly because of that 70s animated movie.

I'm not even going to finish listening to the last book. That's right, I'm throwing in the towel with one book left (and the audiobooks are pretty short). I just don't care enough to even listen to it as background noise.

I wanted to love this series, but couldn't. ( )
  MillieHennessy | Dec 11, 2017 |
This is the fifth book in the Chronicles of Narnia. In this book Jill Pole and Eustace Scrubb, unhappy pupils at a school called Experiment House, are sent by Aslan the Lion out of Narnia into the ruined city of the ancient giants. They are looking for the only son of an aged king who was kidnapped years ago. ( )
  gypsysmom | Aug 20, 2017 |
This book has my favorite entry to Narnia; I'm afraid of heights, but I still want to fly. The rest of the book is full of fresh new adventures, but I enjoyed the other books more. Puddleglum is a fun character, though. ( )
  AngelClaw | Jul 22, 2017 |
I never really cared for this one before, but listening to it read by Jeremy Northam really gave me a new appreciation for it! ( )
  shaunesay | Jun 21, 2017 |
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The mythical land of Narnia and the adventures one always has there are the subject of this charming book, the fourth in a series that fortunately shows no sign of ending.
added by Shortride | editThe New York Times Book Review, Chad Walsh (pay site) (Dec 27, 1953)

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Baynes, PaulineIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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It was a dull autumn day and Jill Pole was crying behind the gym.
"Suppose we have only dreamed, or made up, all these things—trees and grass and sun and moon and stars and Aslan himself. Suppose we have. Then all I can say is that, in that case, the made up things seem a great deal more important than the real ones. Suppose this black pit of a kingdom of yours is the only world. Well, it strikes me as a pretty poor one. And that’s a funny thing, when you come to think of it. We’re just babies making up a game, if you’re right. But four babies making up a game can make a play-world which licks your real world hollow. That’s why I’m going to stick with the play world."
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Jill and Eustace must rescue the Prince from the evil Witch.

NARNIA...where owls are wise, where some of the giants like to snack on humans, where a prince is put under an evil spell...and where the adventure begins.

Eustace and Jill escape from the bullies at school through a strange door in the wall, which, for once, is unlocked. It leads to the open moor...or does it? Once again Aslan has a task for the children, and Narnia needs them. Through dangers untold and caverns deep and dark, they pursue the quest that brings them face and face with the evil Witch. She must be defeated if Prince Rillian is to be saved.
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Two English children undergo hair-raising adventures as they go on a search and rescue mission for the missing Prince Rilian, who is held captive in the underground kingdom of the Emerald Witch.

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