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The Chronicles of Narnia: Boxed Set Paperback – 1 Jul 1994
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Children across the globe have bathed in the glow of C S Lewis's land of Narnia since the 1950s when the seven books that make up The Chronicles of Narnia were first published. Now, as new generations look to that magical and fantastical land for pleasure and escape, the seven Chronicles are presented together for the first time in one magnificent volume, The Complete Chronicles of Narnia.
With the original, traditional, black-and-white illustrations delicately and impeccably restored in glorious colour by Pauline Baynes, this beautiful book makes for a stunning addition to any bookshelf. Whether taking a trip down memory lane, back to the days when you were first captivated by Aslan, Cair Paravel and the White Witch, or introducing the wonders of Narnia to the latest generation, The Complete Chronicles of Narnia is the most enchanting way to retrace the magical journey that begins just behind the wardrobe. --Susan Harrison -- Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine vergriffene oder nicht verfügbare Ausgabe dieses Titels.
"With amazing characters and abundant magic, this series is impossible to forget."--Brightly.com
-With amazing characters and abundant magic, this series is impossible to forget.---Brightly.com
Top Customer Reviews
The edition itself was in superb condition. Although you can see that it is a used book, there are very few creases and folds, certainly nothing major. The cover is an impressive graphic of Aslan the Lion. The paper is nice and bright and the font size not too small.
I am very pleased with this purchase.
What makes this box set so special is the musical score that was written for it. The books are read by Michael Hordan, who is sadly no longer with us. He has a wonderfully distinctive voice which really transports the reader in to Narnia in a way that no other reader has ever managed. His narration is accompanied by some beautiful music played on harp and flute.
I first got these books from the library when I was quite little, and my life-long love of Narnia was born. They remain some of my favourite books and I was delighted when they came out on CD years later and I was able to by them. I well remember lying on my bed, listening to The scene in The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe when Aslan is killed, sobbing my heart out. His death was accompanied by Moon Light Sonata, which made it all the more powerful, and is consequently my favourite piece of classical music.
I can hear people saying, "music and narration together? Oh please no!" but I assure you, it really does work, and it's not the whole way through. There are certain theme tunes you come to recognize, like those for Aslan or the white which. I remember trying to listen to the books without music and it just wasn't the same. It just helps to add an extra bit of wonder and magic to Lewes's timeless imagination.
Is a great product and I'm very pleased, so's my sister!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
The books are great but watch out for prices as of today (13/6/17) the paperback version is £16.58 and the Kindle version is £25. Read morePublished 14 days ago by P.L
Brilliant book wich is so easy to read and imagine what is going on.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
I did not realise this was all the books in one book. Not at all what I wanted. Disappointed. Not suitable for a child as tiny print, thin pages and unwieldyPublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Books are a lovely read - just as they were when I read them as a child. The reason for the 4 star rather than 5 star rating is that the publisher is obviously American and the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
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