The Last Battle

The Last BattleThe Last Battle by C. S. Lewis
Series: Chronicles of Narnia #7
Publisher: The Bodley Head
Released: September 4, 1956
Pages: 288
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The last battle is the greatest battle of all. Narnia... where lies breed fear... where loyalty is tested... where all hope seems lost. During the last days of Narnia, the land faces its fiercest challenge - not an invader from without but an enemy from within. Lies and treachery have taken root, and only the king and a small band of loyal followers can prevent the destruction of all they hold dear in this, the magnificent ending to the Chronicles of Narnia.

It is impossible for me to be objective about this book. Obviously the end of the Narnia-series, and the conclusion to seven books of fantastic story-telling. I had goosebumps while reading about half of it, and I’m not even sure why. I don’t care one bit that it might have been a little cheesy, cliched at times, and preachy. It was a moving, worthy and brilliant end to a great series. Not that it needs saying, but it’s hard not to imagine that the Chronicles of Narnia will still be read and enjoyed for hundreds of years to come.

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