The Chronicles of Narnia: The Horse and His Boy, Softcover    -     By: C.S. Lewis
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Horse and His Boy, Softcover

HarperCollins / 1994 / Paperback

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One of Lewis's most thrilling Narnia tales! Follow two runaway children---escaped slave boy Shasta and his friend, Aravis---on a magical journey under moonlit desert skies. Will anyone realize they're fleeing on talking horses? Can they reach Narnia---and freedom---before they're caught? And who is the golden lion they keep seeing? 241 pages, softcover from HarperTrophy.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 241
Vendor: HarperCollins
Publication Date: 1994
Dimensions: 4 1/4 X 7 X 1/2 (inches)
ISBN: 0064471063
ISBN-13: 9780064471060
Series: Chronicles of Narnia

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Publisher's Description

A mass-market paperback edition of The Horse and His Boy, book three in the classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia, featuring cover art by Cliff Nielsen and black-and-white interior artwork by the original illustrator of Narnia, Pauline Baynes.

On a desperate journey, two runaways meet and join forces. Though they are only looking to escape their harsh and narrow lives, they soon find themselves at the center of a terrible battle. It is a battle that will decide their fate and the fate of Narnia itself.

The Horse and His Boy is the third book in C. S. Lewis's classic fantasy series, which has been drawing readers of all ages into a magical land where horses talk and destiny awaits for over sixty years. This is a novel that stands on its own, but if you would like to explore more of Narnia, read Prince Caspian, the fourth book in The Chronicles of Narnia.

Author Bio

Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954, when he was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement. He wrote more than thirty books, allowing him to reach a vast audience, and his works continue to attract thousands of new readers every year. His most distinguished and popular accomplishments include Out of the Silent Planet, The Great Divorce, The Screwtape Letters, and the universally acknowledged classics The Chronicles of Narnia. To date, the Narnia books have sold over 100 million copies and have been transformed into three major motion pictures.

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.

Pauline Baynes has produced hundreds of wonderful illustrations for the seven books in The Chronicles of Narnia. In 1968 she was awarded the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal for her outstanding contribution to children's literature.

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  1. Pollock, LA
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    This is an excellent value for a beautiful hardcover C.S. Lewis classic.
  2. Age: Under 18
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    4 Stars Out Of 5
    April 2, 2009
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    Gender: female
    An amazing story...that you won't want to miss out on! It all starts off with a young boy named Shasta. His father is very cruel to this poor boy, and so Shasta runs away with this horse named Bree. Bree is a Narnian horse. All Narnina horses TALK! At first, Shasta isn't sure he's going to like his trip with Bree. Then one night, they find a girl on a Narnian horse, whose name is Aravis. Her horse becomes fond of Bree, and so they find out that they are both running away, back to Narnia. Unfortanetley, when they get to a royal city called Tasbaan, Shasta gets mistaken for another boy, Prince Corin. Susan and Edmund take Shasta into their palace. There, Shasta escapes after some time. Although he "hates" to leave Tasbaan, he must find Bree, Aravis, and her horse. On his way he goes. Finally he finds them, and to his dismay they all still have millions of miles ahead of them. After some time, they arrive at Narnia and Archenland. But their adventures aren't over, yet. In Tashbaan they left behind a Prince Rabadash, who is madly in love with Queen Susan. Rabadash plans to take over Narnia and Archenland, and he is on his way. Shasta hurries to warn the High King of Narnia, Peter about Rabadash's arrival. There is a huge war between Rabadash and his men, and Narnia's army. There is a wonderful suprise that awaits you at the end of the book, which I will leave for you to find out. And now, in a nutshell, that was the Horse and His Boy.
  3. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    October 6, 2005
    Yet another fabulous addition to the Chronicles of Narnia!! It's great. I have nothing else to say. You just really should read it!!
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