The Last Battle
By: Lewis, C. S., Baynes, Pauline
Release Date: 7/31/1994
Format: Mass Market Paperbound
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The conclusion of the saga that began with "The Magician's Nephew."
Narnia. . .where dwarfs are loyal and tough and strong--or are they. . .where you must say goodbye. . .and where the adventure begins again.
The Unicorn says that humans are broughtto Narnia when Narnia is stirred and upset. And Narnia is in trouble now: A false Aslan roams the land. Narnia's only hope is that Eustace and Jill, old friends to Narnia, will be able to find the true Aslan and restore peace to the land. Their task isa difficult one because, as the Centaur says, "The stars never lie, but Men and Beasts do." Who is the real Aslan and who is the imposter? Carnegie Medal, British Library Association
|Release Date: July 1994||Pages: 240|
|Binding: Mass Market Paperbound||Print Size: 0|
|Height: .55 inches||Width: 4.20 inches|
|Length: 6.72 inches||Weight: .26 pounds|
|Recommended Grade Range: 3rd Grade through Up|
|Series Name: Chronicles of Narnia (Paperback HarperCollins)||Series Number: 07 |
|Lewis, C. S.|
Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963), commonly referred to as C. S. Lewis and known to his friends and family as Jack, was an Irish-born British novelist, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian and Christian apologist. He is also known for his fiction, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia and The Space Trilogy.
Lewis was a close friend of J. R. R. Tolkien, and both authors were leading figures in the English faculty at Oxford University and in the informal Oxford literary group known as the "Inklings". According to his memoir Surprised by Joy, Lewis had been baptised in the Church of Ireland at birth, but fell away from his faith during his adolescence. Owing to the influence of Tolkien and other friends, at the age of 32 Lewis returned to Christianity, becoming "a very ordinary layman of the Church of England". His conversion had a profound effect on his work, and his wartime radio broadcasts on the subject of Christianity brought him wide acclaim.
In 1956, he married the American writer Joy Gresham, 17 years his junior, who died four years later of cancer at the age of 45.
Lewis died three years after his wife, as the result of renal failure. His death came one week before his 65th birthday. Media coverage of his death was minimal, as he died on 22 November 1963 – the same day that U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, and the same day another famous author died, Aldous Huxley.
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