In this introduction to "The Chronicles of Narnia," Schakel provides valuable guidance for first-time visitors to C.S. Lewis's Narnia as well as fresh insights for those who have traveled there often.
The practical companion you need for your journey through C. S. Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia
How did a middle-aged professor with no children write books that have become beloved classics of children’s literature? What is the best order for reading the Chronicles of Narnia? Whatever one’s question, The Way into Narnia offers valuable guidance for first-time visitors to Narnia and fresh insights for those who have already traveled there often.
Exploring ideas from Lewis’s friend J. R. R. Tolkien, Peter Schakel shows that the best way to enter Narnia is to read the Chronicles as fairy tales. After walking readers through each of the books, he concludes the tour with a unique section of annotations that clarify unfamiliar words and unusual passages.