By C. S. Lewis
A vintage children's delusion epic brimming with mind's eye that appeals to the younger and the younger at heart.
The sequence covers the historical past of the mystical land of Narnia, governed over through the nice Lion Aslan, and the human kids who stopover at it, together with the 4 Pevensie kids, as they struggle the evil White Witch, trip to the world's finish, discover giant underground towns, and extra. Lewis was once a latest of J.R.R. Tolkein, writer of The Hobbit and The Lord of the jewelry, and including him helped create the fable style as we all know it.
Includes all 7 books within the sequence -- The Magician's Nephew; The Lion, the Witch, and the cloth wardrobe; the pony and His Boy; Prince Caspian; The Voyage of the sunrise Treader; The Silver Chair; and The final conflict.
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