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Typical journalist: seeking a sensationalist approach to a topic in order to make press, and embarrassing herself in the bargain by being shocked to find out later that books she... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
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 10 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 10 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 12 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 14 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 17 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 17 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 24 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