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An abundant source of information on the life of CS Lewis, of medieval English literature, of Tolkien, and the author's own life. Read morePublished 4 months ago by catullus
This book far exceeded my expectations. I rarely read literary criticism, but I follow Laura Miller on Salon.com an shave enjoyed her writing there. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Sharon Hogan
Laura Millier is a fine writer and thinker, and her Magician's Book is a terrific project. I spent my miserable childhood lost in imaginary worlds, and while reading this she... Read morePublished 7 months ago by John
A sceptic as far as Christianity goes but the author writes a compelling tale of her on again off again relationship with CS Lewis' writings-especially The Chronicles of Narnia. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Mondo
I couldn't get past the intro, where she repeatedly mentioned that adults -- especially members of the intelligentsia like her -- are always ashamed of loving children's fantasy. Read morePublished 11 months ago by N. W. McClure
As a bookish Jewish child, I enjoyed the Narnia books very much as a youngster and re-read them often until I was perhaps 10 or 11. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Andrew in Denver
I'm a huge Narnia fan and this book really came alive on the page for me - it was like she was reading my thoughts in passages. Mr. Tumnus is my favorite character as well. Read morePublished 18 months ago by I. Sondel
The Magician's Book: A Skeptic's Adventure in Narnia, by Laura Miller
Despite the subtitle, this book is not just for readers of C.S. Lewis. Read more
This is a great book, but you definitely need to be a Narnia fan to get the full benefit of it (maybe even to get any benefit, but I can'[t say that for sure). Read morePublished on November 16, 2013 by B. Baur