The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S Lewis

Written by Gracie Cooper. Posted in Books

There aren’t many books that can capture that unique world of childhood and keeps it forever, but The Chronicles of Narnia is one of those books. C. S Lewis’s books come from a better place and time where lions speak and people turn into dragons if they sleep on the pile of treasure. C.S. Lewis wrote the series in a time when fantasy genre was flourishing.

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The series consists of seven books. In each, a group of children is transported from the real world in the fabulous world of Narnia, to save it from the forces of darkness. Here they discover magic and amazing creatures, inspired by the northern folklore and the classic mythology, and also terrible witches or evil demons. There are noticeable, also, the strong Christian influences that the story has, symbols appearing everywhere.

The style is very descriptive yet alert, the narration always keeping the reader’s attention. The chapters are short, and the books sometimes prove too short. Lewis manages to create a lively and exciting Narnia, both for adults and children. The Chronicles of Narnia form an unforgettable story and a world of the eternal childhood.