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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S.…
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This is the fourth Chronicle of Narnia (although the frontispiece calls it the fifth) as it was first published in 1952. Two of the four children from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Prince Caspian appear in this book "but to their deep disgust they have with them a particularly odious cousin, called Eustace Scrubb." They travel aboard the Dawn Treader with King Caspian who is searching for friends of his father who vanished in the Eastern Seas. ( )
  gypsysmom | Aug 20, 2017 |
May have liked this one the most of all so far among them; especially the ending with the Lamb ( )
  longhorndaniel | Jul 19, 2017 |
The adventures aren't quite as exciting to read about in this one, but the symbolism throughout the book is powerful. I especially love the journey-to-the-end-of-the-world segment. ( )
  AngelClaw | Jul 18, 2017 |
Love these stories. I wish they had put more in the film. There are some interesting parts that never made it to the big screen. :(

I love Eustace, even though he is useless and irritating. And the little Dufflepods too. ( )
  Shahnareads | Jun 21, 2017 |
Recently finished reading this with my daughter. I think it has some of my favorite scenes from the Narnia chronicles in it (i.e. Eustace's de-dragonning, the beginning and very ends of the world and the dufflepuds. I also really liked the scene where they find the golden stream with one of the Narnian Lords at the bottom. However, the pacing was hard to take for my six year old. There are days and weeks at sea and

Reading the book highlights how abysmal the Disney movie is. Totally wrecked all the great parts of this book (though the pacing is much better!). ( )
  Jamichuk | May 22, 2017 |
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As in many other of Mr. Lewis' books, one finds a strong poetic sense and awareness of the loveliness and mystery of a universe which cannot be wholly grasped by common sense.
added by Shortride | editThe New York Times Book Review, Chad Walsh (pay site) (Nov 16, 1952)

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There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it.
And then all the schoolboys joined in because they also liked processions and felt that the more noise and disturbance there was the less likely they would be to have any school that morning.
What awaited them on this island was going to concern Eustace more than anyone else, but it cannot be told in his words because after September 11 he forgot about keeping his diary for a long time.
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Lucy and Edmund, with their dreadful cousin Eustace, get magically pulled into a painting of a ship at sea. That ship is the Dawn Treader, and on board is Caspian, King of Narnia. He and his companions, including Reepicheep, the valiant warrior mouse, are searching for seven lost lords of Narnia, and their voyage will take them to the edge of the world. Their adventures include being captured by slave traders, a much-too-close encounter with a dragon, and visits to many enchanted islands, including the place where dreams come true.
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Book 3 in the Chronicles of Narnia.

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Lucy, Edmund, and their peevish cousin Eustace travel with Prince Caspian aboard his ship, the Dawn Treader.

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