Friday, August 2, 2013

Book Review: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

                                     The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Review
This story starts off with the Pevensie children Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy going to live with a man named Professor Kirke during the war. One day when explore Professor Kirke's home Lucy ends up going into a wardrobe and discovering that it's an entrance to another world called Narnia. Once Lucy arrives in Narnia she befriends a faun named Mr. Tumnus who informs her that it's now always winter but never Christmas in Narnia due to a curse the White Witch put on the land and how she is a dreadful cruel person who everyone hates. When Lucy goes back to her own world none of her siblings believe her which upsets her.

A few days after Lucy first discovers the wardrobe entrance to Narnia Edmund follows her in there and he meets the White Witch who gives him Turkish delight and promises to make me a king if he brings his brother and sisters to her. None of the other siblings find out for quite sometime that Edmund met the White Witch and it's a few more days before Peter and Susan even discover that Narnia is real.

Once all four of the children are in Narnia they learn that Aslan a lion who is seen as the most powerful being in Narnia is awakening and will eventually bring the White Witch's regain to a permanent end. Edmund goes to the White Witch at one point to tell her what he heard about Aslan's awakening but he soon discovers that she is indeed cruel as well as a liar. Christmas and Spring comes to Narnia and Aslan awakens tells Peter, Susan and Edmund what role they must play to save Narnia and that he will get their brother back which he does.

In the end the Pevensies end up bring the White Witch's regain to an end and become Kings and Queens of Narnia. They rule for many years but one day they walk through the wardrobe once more and become children once again. Overall I really enjoyed this book, please tell me your thoughts on the book.

1 comment:

  1. I thought it was a great book! My favorite character was Peter because he ruled everything and was the leader. All of the characters were very realistic because they each had a flaw of some kind. If you like this book, make sure you check out the movie!!!