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The Magician's Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia, Bk 1)
The Magician's Nephew - Chronicles of Narnia, Bk 1
Author: C. S. Lewis
The secret passage to the house next door leads to a fascinating adventure. — Narnia... where the woods are thick and cool, where Talking Beasts are called to life... a new world where the adventure begins. — Digory and Polly meet and become friends one cold, wet summer in London. Their lives burst into adventure when Digory's Uncle A...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780064405058
ISBN-10: 0064405052
Publication Date: 7/8/1994
Pages: 208
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
Rating:
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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4.1 stars, based on 223 ratings
Publisher: HarperTrophy
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Leigh avatar reviewed The Magician's Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia, Bk 1) on + 377 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
This, I think, was the best Narnia book, as its motivations were the truest and purest and it offered the explanations for the beginnings of so much in the future books with which we are already so familiar. Funny how Lewis turns the tables on this one -- the pursuit of an apple for a *good* reason by a man, for a woman.
reviewed The Magician's Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia, Bk 1) on + 5 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Beginning of the classic, "Chronicles of Narnia." This was not one of my favorites but it lays down some interesting background to the other stories and presents the introduction of evil into the world of Narnia.
reviewed The Magician's Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia, Bk 1) on + 8 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
This is the beautiful story of how the land of Narnia was created. I'm glad I read it before diving into the series (there are two different philosophies as to how the Chronicles are arranged, and one of them has this one as the first book).
jai avatar reviewed The Magician's Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia, Bk 1) on + 310 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
There is a reason why these books are classics. I loved this books as a young girl. They probably belong in everyone's reading.
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Helpful Score: 2
Reading this now with the religious aspect in mind, the symbolism is very clear and very strong in this book, and also the entire series. Excellent and well-written.
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reviewed The Magician's Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia, Bk 1) on + 14 more book reviews
Fantasic fantasy series. While this book in not my favorite in the series, the story is good as is the writing. A must read for all fantasy lovers.
garythefowler avatar reviewed The Magician's Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia, Bk 1) on + 65 more book reviews
I recommend that you read this great little book before "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe," though many people (and commercial packaging) often begin with LWW. In the full set of 7 books in the Chronicles set, this is the one that tells how Narnia began, and where the great magic came from. A great story: Collect and read all seven!
reviewed The Magician's Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia, Bk 1) on + 19 more book reviews
This was one of my favorite Narnia books. I've read the first 4 in the series. 4 stars.
reviewed The Magician's Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia, Bk 1) on + 13 more book reviews
Yeehaw! Great beginning to a great series. Check it out!
reviewed The Magician's Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia, Bk 1) on + 4 more book reviews
I'm not a good one to ask about a review. I am a huge Narnia fan and have read them all on numerous occasions, save this one.
First reading and loved it! As good as any of the Narnia books and better than some.
Great story line and the good guys win. Fiction that makes you want to do better in reality.
Try it, you'll like it.
magoosey06 avatar reviewed The Magician's Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia, Bk 1) on + 17 more book reviews
One of my favorites from the series. It tells of how Narnia was started, among other things. Its a really great adventure for all.
LovesBooks avatar reviewed The Magician's Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia, Bk 1) on + 84 more book reviews
The Magician's Nephew is a timeless classic. It sets the stage for the rest of the Narnia books. It gives us the history of Narnia and teaches some valuable lessons. In this book, it seems that the most prominent lesson is on the dangers of greed. This is a book for all ages and one day I plan to pass them on to my children.

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