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The Horse and His Boy: The Chronicles of Narnia : Classic Cover Edition - C S Lewis

The Horse and His Boy: The Chronicles of Narnia

Classic Cover Edition

By: C S Lewis

Paperback Published: November 1998
ISBN: 9780006716785
Number Of Pages: 192

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"I'm dreaming," thought Shasta. "I could have sworn that horse spoke."

Bree, the talking horse, has been kidnapped from Narnia, and longs to return. Shasta, on the verge of being sold into slavery, decides to run away with him. Before they know it, they are on a wild and dangerous journey together, through strange cities, eerie tombs and harsh deserts...

This is the third adventure in the exciting Chronicles of Narnia.

Ages 8+

The Long Disputed Question...

In which order should I read The Chronicles of Narnia?

The Booktopia Book Guru prefers to read them in the order they were published..

Here are two of the many proffered options...

Publication Order:

Chronicles of Narnia
1. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1950)
2. Prince Caspian (1951)
3. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1952)
4. The Silver Chair (1953)
5. The Magician's Nephew (1955)
6. The Horse and his Boy (1954)
7. The Last Battle (1956)

Chronological Order:

Chronicles of Narnia
1. The Magician's Nephew (1955)
2. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1950)
3. The Horse and his Boy (1954)
4. Prince Caspian (1951)
5. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1952)
6. The Silver Chair (1953)
7. The Last Battle (1956

Industry Reviews

For his followers, and, we hope, anybody else who happens in, C. S. Lewis writes another wonderful Narnian adventure. The setting is familiar. There is the eastern flavour to his make-believe kingdoms and great Aslan the Lion is still Narnia's protector. But for a new hero there is Shasta, a slave boy in the tyrannical land of Calormen, and of unknown parentage, who escapes to the free north with Bree, one of Narnia's talking horses. En route, they meet Aravis, a Calormene princess also in flight because of an impending forced marriage, and together they help snuff out a Calormene plot to attack not only Narnia but its brother land of Archenland, of which Shasta turns out to be a lost prince. A beautifully written tale to read aloud as well, in which C.S. Lewis' talents seem to flower more than ever. (Kirkus Reviews)

ISBN: 9780006716785
ISBN-10: 0006716784
Series: Classic Cover Edition
Audience: Children
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: November 1998
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 13.1  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.41