The Magician's Nephew
written by C.S. Lewis
202 pages // published in 1955 // fiction // Christian fantasy
Easily a new favorite book of mine!
The reader gets to experience Narnia for the very first time -- from the exact moment that Aslan breathed Narnia into existence! What a wonderful moment. So similar to the God's own creation of our world, although no description could ever fully share the extent of His creation.
Polly and Digory step into Narnia, and with them seeps in someone from another world called Charn -- someone evil. A beautiful setup for 'The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe'. To get to Narnia, they go through a middle landing place, named "Wood between the Worlds"... and I do so wonder how many other worlds that these two charming kids could discover together.
This book provides so much back-story for Narnian fans. Why is there a lamp post in the middle of the snowy woods? Why is the White Witch embody evilness? How do animals get picked to have the talking ability?
I ADORE THIS BOOK. It's beautiful.
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