Friday, December 30, 2005
The Silver Chair by CS Lewis
Eustace Scrubb returns to Narnia along with his school mate Jillian Pole. Eustace previously visited Narnia in The Voyage of the Dawn Treader with his cousins Lucy and Edmund, where his adventures included being turned into a dragon, and he really wanted to go back so he is calling Aslan to let him back into Narnia, when suddenly his request is granted.
Before he knows it, Jill and Eustace are in Narnia and on a quest to find King Caspian's son Rilian who disappeared 10 years ago. Caspian is now and old man, and he has no heir, so Jill and Eustace are sent by Aslan to go and find him as he is being held captive. They are accompanied on their journey by a Marsh-Wiggle and encounter giants who like nothing better than man-pie on their great feast days. They also enter underground worlds where there is a great enchantment, and learn lessons about obedience and Aslan's power along the way.
This is probably my favourite so far after The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
Here is a link to my previous posts about books from the Chronicles of Narnia series.
Rating 4.5 out of 5
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