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Prince Caspian by C. S. Lewis
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Title:Prince Caspian
Authors:C. S. Lewis
Other authors:C. S. Lewis, Lynn Redgrave (Narrator)
Info:HarperFestival (2003), Edition: Unabridged, Audio CD
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Prince Caspian by C. S. Lewis (1951)

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read this one with my five-year-old. For not really being my favorite Narnia book, I was pleased to find some beautiful passages I love on this reading. I love the way Aslan becomes visible only as the Pevensies follow, how his breath gives courage and strength and his compassion.

Also am struck on how much the journey motif pervades the books. I think of the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings as more Journey books, but it seems like in each Narnia book, the characters have to get somewhere and this is a major part of the storyline. ( )
  Jamichuk | May 22, 2017 |
4.5 Stars

There isn't a whole lot that I can say about this book other than I did enjoy it. Not sure when I will be able to go on to the next book but hopefully it'll be sooner than later & not as far between as it was with The Lion The Witch & The Wardrobe & A Horse & His Boy. :-) ( )
  obridget2 | May 14, 2017 |
I found that I liked this entry in the Narnia series more than I had as a teen. The story is reasonably exciting (though less so than in the film version) but what really struck me was the theme of having faith. I really liked the way the 4 children varied in their experience of believing in Aslan's presence & how Peter & Susan trusted in (had faith in) Lucy even when they didn't have faith in Aslan at the moment. ( )
  leslie.98 | Feb 13, 2017 |
another great story by CS Lewis. My advice: read all every one! ( )
  deldevries | Jan 10, 2017 |
Pretty good adventure. I like that Edmond is the 1st to put faith in Lucy when she claims to have seen Aslan. I found my self really disliking Susan. ( )
  nx74defiant | Dec 23, 2016 |
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C. S. Lewisprimary authorall editionscalculated
Baynes, PaulineIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Baynes, PaulineCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Dillon, DianeCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Dillon, LeoCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Georg, ThomasIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hammar, BirgittaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hane, RogerCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hämäläinen, KyllikkiTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Lademann-Wildhagen, LenaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Nielsen, CliffCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Redgrave, LynnNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Van Allsburg, ChrisCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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To Mary Clare Havard
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Once there were four children whose names were Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy, and it has been told in another book called The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe how they had a remarkable adventure.
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"You come of the Lord Adam and the Lady Eve," said Aslan. "And that is both honour enough to erect the head of the poorest beggar, and shame enough to bow the shoulders of the greatest emperor in earth."
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Please do NOT combine "Prince Caspian" with "The Chronicles of Narnia"
Unabridged. Please do NOT combine with any abridged editions.
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Narnia... where animals talk... where trees walk... where a battle is about to begin.

A prince denied his rightful throne gathers an army in a desperate attempt to rid his land of a false King. But in the end, it is a battle of honor between two men alone that will decide the fate of the entire world.
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A prince fights for his crown

Narnia ... where animals talk ... where trees walk ... where a battle is about to begin.

A prince denied his rightful throne gathers an army in a desperate attempt to rid his land of a false king. But in the end, it is a battle of honor between two men alone that will decide the fate of an entire world.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:21:47 -0400)

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Four children help Prince Caspian and his army of Talking Beasts to free Narnia from evil.

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