Journeys to the end of the world, fantastic creatures, and epic battles between good and evil -- what more could any reader ask for in one book? The book that has it all is The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, written in 1949 by Clive Staples Lewis. But Lewis did not stop there. Six more books followed, and together they became known as The Chronicles of Narnia.
For the past fifty years, The Chronicles of Narnia have transcended the fantasy genre to become part of the canon of classic literature. Each of the seven books is a masterpiece, drawing the reader into a land where magic meets reality, and the result is a fictional world whose scope has fascinated generations.
This edition presents all seven books -- unabridged -- in one impressive volume. The books are presented here according to Lewis' preferred order, each chapter graced with an illustration by the original artist, Pauline Baynes. Deceptively simple and direct, The Chronicles of Narnia continue to captivate fans with adventures, characters, and truths that speak to readers of all ages, even fifty years after they were first published.
Clive Staples Lewis was born in 1898. Known as "Jack" by his friends, Lewis and his good friend J.R.R. Tolkien, the author of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, were part of a writer's club, The Inklings, who would meet at the local pub to discuss story ideas. Lewis's fascination with fairytales, myths, and ancient legends coupled with inspiration drawn from his childhood led him to write The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, one of the best-loved books of all time. Six further books in the immensely popular Chronicles of Narnia followed, and the final title, The Last Battle, received the Carnegie Award, one of the highest marks of excellence in children's literature.
Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) fue uno de los intelectuales más importantes del siglo veinte y podría decirse que fue el escritor cristiano más influyente de su tiempo. Fue profesor particular de literatura inglesa y miembro de la junta de gobierno en la Universidad Oxford hasta 1954, cuando fue nombrado profesor de literatura medieval y renacentista en la Universidad Cambridge, cargo que desempeñó hasta que se jubiló. Sus contribuciones a la crítica literaria, literatura infantil, literatura fantástica y teología popular le trajeron fama y aclamación a nivel internacional. C. S. Lewis escribió más de treinta libros, lo cual le permitió alcanzar una enorme audiencia, y sus obras aún atraen a miles de nuevos lectores cada año. Sus más distinguidas y populares obras incluyen Las Crónicas de Narnia, Los Cuatro Amores, Cartas del Diablo a Su Sobrino y Mero Cristianismo.
I would highly recommend this book for kids who like to read and for adults who like fantasy.
The Chronicles of Narnia Boxed Set is a series of books done by C.S. Lewis who wrote the book entited The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.
I love these books as a child and I bought this box set to read with my kids and they love it!!
Great read- I loved all the subtle biblical parallels too! Very cool that my son caught on to many of them too!Published 1 day ago by kristin
I have known and loved the 7 Narnia books of C. S. Lewis since more than 40 years. Lewis is a wonderful narrator. He created a fantasy world rich in details. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Dr. Reiner Hennig
C.S. Lewis was an extraordinarily deep thinker. One benefits greatly from reading any of his works.Published 2 days ago by Lila
These are classic books by CS Lewis and the literature is excellent, 5 stars. However, I read about the quality of the books prior to buying them and I thought "How bad could... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Suk-Jung Phyun
i am 70 years old and re-reading some old classics. This should be mandatory reading for all children as well as parents.Published 2 days ago by Michael P Carroll
This is one of the most interesting books I have ever read. I didn't want to watch the movie, a single wanted to read the book first. Loved it 😊Published 2 days ago by Fariya
A wonderful imaginative story full of deep meaning, morality lessons and lots of love. Overjoyed I finally read this. An A-One book for kids with plenty to interest adults!Published 3 days ago by Donald N. Powell