If you are a fan of fantasy fiction this is an absolute must read regardless of your age. Not only is it timeless in its own right, but it is the foundation that all fantasy fiction rests on. I have this edition in hardcover and as I make the transition to e-books, this book, with its illustrations, page design and quality binding will forever have a place on my bookshelf.
Speculative fiction is a broad umbrella category of narrative fiction referring to any fiction story that includes elements, settings and characters whose features are created out of imagination and speculation rather than based on attested reality and everyday life. That encompasses the genres of science fiction, fantasy, science fantasy, horror, alternative history, and magic realism.
All seven tales in The Chronicles of Narnia are bound
together, with full-colour illustrations, in one magnificent hardcover
volume with a ... (more)
personal introduction by Douglas Gresham, stepson of C. S.
Talking beasts, heroic deeds and epic battles
between good and evil await you in C. S. Lewis’s classic fantasy series,
which has been enchanting readers for over sixty years.
edition presents the seven books — The Magician’s Nephew, The Lion, the
Witch and the Wardrobe, The Horse and His Boy, Prince Caspian, The
Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Silver Chair, and The Last
Battle — unabridged and arranged in C.S. Lewis’s preferred order,
featuring full-colour artwork by the original illustrator, Pauline