A 4-CD unabridged audiobook of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, book two in the classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia. Narrated by renowned actor Michael York, you can also put the CDs in your computer to view a gallery of classic full-color illustrations by the original illustrator of Narnia, Pauline Baynes.
Four adventurous siblings—Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy Pevensie— step through a wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia, a land frozen in eternal winter and enslaved by the power of the White Witch. But when almost all hope is lost, the return of the Great Lion, Aslan, signals a great change . . . and a great sacrifice.
Open the door and enter a new world with The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the second book in C. S. Lewis's classic fantasy series, which has captivated readers of all ages for over sixty years. This is a stand-alone novel, but if you want to return to Narnia, read The Horse and His Boy, the third book in The Chronicles of Narnia.
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In the never-ending war between good and evil, The Chronicles of Narnia set the stage for battles of epic proportions. Some take place in vast fields, where the forces of light and darkness clash. But other battles occur within the small chambers of the heart and are equally decisive. Journeys to the ends of the world, fantastic creatures, betrayals, heroic deeds, and friendships won and lost -- all come together in an unforgettable world of magic. So open the door and enter a new world. The second volume in The Chronicles of Narnia(R) The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe -- Narnia...a land frozen in eternal winter...a country waiting to be set free. Four adventurers step through a wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia-a land enslaved by the power of the White Witch. But when almost all hope is lost, the return of the Great Lion, Aslan, signals a great change...and a great sacrifice. Michael York, an acclaimed actor, has appeared in such films as Romeo and Juliet, Cabaret, Wide Sargasso Sea, and Austin Powers, as well as on the London and Broadway stages.About the Author:
Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954, when he was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement. He wrote more than thirty books, allowing him to reach a vast audience, and his works continue to attract thousands of new readers every year. His most distinguished and popular accomplishments include Out of the Silent Planet, The Great Divorce, The Screwtape Letters, and the universally acknowledged classics The Chronicles of Narnia. To date, the Narnia books have sold over 100 million copies and have been transformed into three major motion pictures.
Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) fue uno de los intelectuales más importantes del siglo veinte y podría decirse que fue el escritor cristiano más influyente de su tiempo. Fue profesor particular de literatura inglesa y miembro de la junta de gobierno en la Universidad Oxford hasta 1954, cuando fue nombrado profesor de literatura medieval y renacentista en la Universidad Cambridge, cargo que desempeñó hasta que se jubiló. Sus contribuciones a la crítica literaria, literatura infantil, literatura fantástica y teología popular le trajeron fama y aclamación a nivel internacional. C. S. Lewis escribió más de treinta libros, lo cual le permitió alcanzar una enorme audiencia, y sus obras aún atraen a miles de nuevos lectores cada año. Sus más distinguidas y populares obras incluyen Las Crónicas de Narnia, Los Cuatro Amores, Cartas del Diablo a Su Sobrino y Mero Cristianismo.
Michael York, an acclaimed actor, has appeared in such films as Romeo and Juliet, Cabaret, Wide Sargasso Sea, and Austin Powers, as well as on the London and Broadway stages.
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Book Description Collins, 1974. Book Condition: Good. New Impression. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP64711940
Book Description Collins. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Dust Cover Missing. Bookseller Inventory # G0001831402I5N01
Book Description HarperCollins,Australia, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. All orders are dispatched the following working day from our UK warehouse. Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. Bookseller Inventory # mon0002616577
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Book Description Collins, London, 1983. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. Pauline Baynes. (illustrator). Reprint. 173 pp, 8" H. B&w drawings. "Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the strange land of Narnia. There, Edmund meets the witch who needed two boys and two girls to hold her spell over this enchanted land. And soon the children meet Aslan, Lord of the Word - the lion, and their adventures begin." Tiny bump at top corner of two page leaves, book is slightly cocked, light soiling on bottom of text block, tiny ink mark on front board, slight bump to top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light wear and wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very small tear at top of front hinge - archivally taped, minor browning, light rubbing on panels - small line indentation on rear panel. Bookseller Inventory # 29149
Book Description London: Collins, ; this impression 1985, 1951. G+ in G+ dw (slight creasing and discoloration). Illustrations by Pauline Baynes. Bookseller Inventory # 18494
Book Description Collins, 1975. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+ Dust Jacket. Later printing. 172 pp. Price-clipped. Originally published in 1953 by Geoffrey Bles, several of the books of Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia were re-published by Collins in 1974; this book is a 1975 reprint of the Collins edition. A Very Good book with age toning to the textblock as well as mild fading to the edges of the boards in a Good+ dust jacket with sunning to the spine, a few hints of edge wear, and a small "67" written on the reverse of the rear flap. DJ protected in Mylar wraps. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Bookseller Inventory # 235408
Book Description Collins, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. New Impression. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # 0001831402