By reading this book I feel I have come closer to my understanding on how Lewis thinks!
The book is amazing piece of scholarship and definitely sheds new light on both the Planet Trilogy, the Chronicles of Narnia as well as his other works.
Ward argues that each chronicle corresponds to one of the seven planets of medieval astrology.
Makes perfect sense if you have read Lewis' book *The Discarded Image* about the fundamental ways in which the medieval age's view of the world and the cosmos differed from ours. Read morePublished 19 days ago by J. Glisson
i have not read it, but my daughter loves the book. it is a christmas present for my brother-in-law and his family. Arrived quickly.Published 23 days ago by frodogollum
Dr. Michael Ward has written the greatest analysis of the Narnia books ever written. When I first heard of it I dismissed it as another person who thought he understood the Narnia... Read morePublished 6 months ago by bbfan
Planet Narnia is well written. It is well researched and it has been well received by scholars. That stated, as a C.S. Read morePublished 6 months ago by R. Vincent
Michael Ward says that Lewis was up to something when he wrote the Chronicles of Narnia. Lewis had a lifelong fascination with the Medieval Cosmos (seven planets: Luna [Moon],... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Derek M. Foster
The only drawback of the book is the author has an extensive vocabulary and his writing is very dense at times. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jeffrey A. Thompson
Book proposes convincingly that the presence of Father Christmas, Bacchus and other seemingly unrelated characters in the Narnia Chronicles were consistent with Lewis' view of the... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Steve the Sage
This is well written and filled with information that will back up The Narnia Code. I am glad that I bought the set together.Published 13 months ago by linda kantor
Michael Ward deserves high praise for his analysis of Lewis' writings in order to tie together the writer's underlying theme, not just in the Narniad, but throughout much of Lewis'... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Kevin