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Prince Caspian: The Chronicles of Narnia | [C.S. Lewis]

Prince Caspian: The Chronicles of Narnia

Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy are returning to boarding school when they are summoned from the dreary train station (by Susan's own magic horn) to return to the land of Narnia, the land where they had ruled as kings and queens and where their help is desperately needed.
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Publisher's Summary

Narnia...the land between the lamp-post and the Castle of Cair Paravel, where animals talk, where magical things happen, and where the adventure begins.

Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy are returning to boarding school when they are summoned from the dreary train station (by Susan's own magic horn) to return to the land of Narnia, the land where they had ruled as kings and queens and where their help is desperately needed.

This was the second book written in The Chronicles of Narnia. It now stands as the fourth book in the series.

Don't miss any of the books in C.S. Lewis' classic Chronicles of Narnia series.

©1951, 1979 C.S. Lewis Pte. Ltd; (P)2003 HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"This is an audio page-turner that will have you sitting in the car after you reach your destination just to hear the end of the chapter. Lynn Redgrave delivers a lively interpretation of the adventure, with a cultured British accent and nuances that give every character a unique voice." (AudioFile)

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    Adrienne Bridgeport, West Virginia, United States 03-12-12
    Adrienne Bridgeport, West Virginia, United States 03-12-12 Member Since 2010

    Something New

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    Would you consider the audio edition of Prince Caspian to be better than the print version?

    I am truly a CS Lewis fan. I loved the rendering of Prince Caspian. Can't wait to begin the Silver Chair.


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    Cindy Reinertsen 12-06-11
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    "Loved it!"
    What made the experience of listening to Prince Caspian the most enjoyable?

    Lynn Redgrave's voice! What a master she is at portraying the many voices in this tale!
    Fabulous!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Prince Caspian?

    The very last! And the few right before when the children are leaving Narnia to return home. It makes the mind run wild with wondering other possibilities.


    What about Lynn Redgrave???s performance did you like?

    Her rich voice and easy variability from one character to the next. She also truly caught the feel of each situation.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Just pure enjoyment!


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    Bryan J. Peterson Twin Falls, Idaho United States 06-18-11
    Bryan J. Peterson Twin Falls, Idaho United States 06-18-11 Listener Since 2006

    I'm not blind drunk, I'm just blind.

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    "She will be missed."

    Not that I was particularly familiar with the work of British actress Lynn Redgrave at the time I heard of her death from cancer. But as has been the case with every one of the Narnia books I've listened to so far from Harper Audio, Ms. Redgrave has a voice that lends itself well to narration. Other reviewers remarked on her inventive voices and I can definitely find little fault with her on that score. She brings an old favorite to life quite nicely.
    Prince Caspian is set some hundreds of Narnian years after the events of Wardrobe. In that time the realm was conquered by the people of Telmar and has been ruled by the Caspian family. The current heir, however, suddenly finds himself fleeing for his life when his uncle Miraz, who served as regent following the death of his brother the king, is suddenly delivered of a baby son and decides to have the rightful heir killed. Aided by his tutor Cornelius, Caspian flees his uncle's castle and soon finds himself allied with the talking animals and other folk to whom Narnia rightfully belongs. Cornered by the army of Miraz, Caspian sounds an ancient, magic horn said to be able to summon help at need. This is how Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy finally return to their old kingdom, not to kick Caspian out of his place but to put him into it.
    All in all this is an excellent story, done superb justice by an actress who I'm sure will be sorely missed. As has been the case with the other books so far, I could hardly put down the iPod.

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    Hannah 11-14-10
    Hannah 11-14-10
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    "Amazing Narration & Masterful Allegory"

    Lynn Redgrave really brings this book to life with her distinct character voice portrayal and consistency. This book is definitely a classic as CS Lewis masterfully parallels the journey of a Christ-follower with the second adventure of Peter, Susan, Edmund & Lucy in Narnia. Definitely worth every penny!

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    Joseph Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States 10-17-10
    Joseph Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States 10-17-10 Member Since 2005
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    "Classic"

    The book and narrator are both fine, but the recording itself is somewhat flawed. Most of it is alright, but there is static in the background at points. A few words glitch too.

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    Rhonda Big Bear Lake, CA, USA 12-07-08
    Rhonda Big Bear Lake, CA, USA 12-07-08
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    "Awesome!"

    This book is just simply amazing. one of the best i have ever read. C.S. describes things in ways that will be remembered forever... audible is a great way to understand ur book even better.. .. love this book

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    Kelly Bluffton, SC, United States 10-12-08
    Kelly Bluffton, SC, United States 10-12-08 Member Since 2007
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    "Very Nice"

    A classic well read and very enjoyable to listen to.

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    Jennifer Watertown, CT, USA 07-22-08
    Jennifer Watertown, CT, USA 07-22-08
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    "Amazing Book!"

    This book is cool because it has a lot of action and adventure.

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    Melissa Fairborn, OH, USA 06-21-08
    Melissa Fairborn, OH, USA 06-21-08
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    "Prince Caspian Rules"

    We (Ages: 52, 20, 18, 16, 9) really enjoy this 2nd book in The Chronicles of Narnia. The narrator does an excellent job of changing her voice for each character and she especially sounds like Edmund and Lucy. The story is entertaining as C.S. Lewis is in all of his fictional/allegorical stories. I highly recommend this audio book.

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    Jennifer Overland, MO, USA 06-01-08
    Jennifer Overland, MO, USA 06-01-08
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    "Story lacking"

    I loved the Lion Witch and Wardrobe, but this book was lacking in content to me. The reader, EXCELLENT!!!!!! Loved her voices, and her acting adds a depth that kept me listening.

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