By Paul F. Ford
The pocket consultant is an adventurer's passport to the land of Narnia. From Aslan, the good lion, to Zardeenah, the mysterious girl of the evening, this finished and obtainable significant other comprises enormous quantities of alphabetically prepared entries protecting the entire characters, occasions, areas, and issues that Lewis magically wove into his undying and magical international. This little e-book could be ideal for the thousands of children and oldsters who already love the Narnia books and need to move deeper into that international, in addition to for these newly attracted to the tale via the Narnia motion picture. The Pocket spouse is an ideal present booklet, a typical motion picture tie-in, and may proceed to aid readers and lovers catch up with to the paranormal international of Narnia for years yet to come.
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Lewis spoke in “The Weight of Glory”: “Do you think I am trying to weave a spell? Perhaps I am; but remember your fairy tales. Spells are used for breaking enchantments as well as for inducing them. ”17 Sources for Further Help The advent of the Internet has made many Narnia-related resources available. net/. ” 16See Paul F. Ford, “The Last Battle,” in The C. S. Lewis Reader’s Encyclopedia, 232–233. 17The Weight of Glory, ¶5. For a discussion of magic as curiosity, or an immoderate striving for knowledge, see Josef Pieper, The Four Cardinal Virtues (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1966), 199.
His fate is unknown. ANVARD — The name of the castle of the k ing of Archenland in HHB (8, 12, 13, and 15). Very old, it is built of warm reddish brown stone and sits amid green lawns with a high, wooded ridge in back. It has many towers, but no moat. In his plot to take over Archenland and Narnia, Rabadash intends to hold Anvard and gather his forces there. It is the site of the battle of Anvard. ARAVIR — In Narnian astronomy, the morning star (PC 11), most likely a planet like earth’s Venus. ARAVIS — A Calor mene noblewoman, in her early teens, who is one of the four main characters in HHB (the others are Shasta, Bree, and Hwin).
S. Lewis Reader’s Encyclopedia, 338. 9 Lewis intended to end the Chronicles with The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, as you can see in the last scene of the book. ” Between the time he corrected the galley proofs of the British edition and the time he corrected the galley proofs of the American edition, he delivered the address “On Three Ways of Writing for Children” to the British Library Association. When someone objected that fairy tales are too violent for children, Lewis said: “I suffered too much from nightfears myself in childhood to undervalue this objection.
Pocket Companion to Narnia: A Guide to the Magical World of C.S. Lewis by Paul F. Ford