The Horse and His Boy
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The Horse and His Boy


The Horse and his Boy is a stirring and dramatic fantasy story that finds a young boy named Shasta on the run from his homeland with the talking horse, Bree. When the pair discover a deadly plot by the Calormen people to conquer the land of Narnia, t...

Title:The Horse and His Boy
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:224 pages

    The Horse and His Boy Reviews

  • P
    May 20, 2015

    “Do not by any means destroy yourself, for if you live you may yet have good fortune, but all the dead are dead like.” This felt as if I was reading a folktale about a horse and a boy who wander...

  • Robert Clay
    Jul 31, 2007

    This is probably my favorite of the Chronicles. It takes place during the Golden Age of Narnia, with the Pevensies reigning in their prime, although the story is actually set in the countries to the s...

  • Alison
    Dec 22, 2008

    I feel more conflicted about this book than any of the other Narnia books. On the plus side, the story is stronger and CS Lewis manages to keep his blatant editorializing to a minimum (maybe because n...

  • Deborah Markus
    Dec 30, 2013

    I feel really guilty about loving this book as much as I do. I loved it as a kid and I love it now, and there is just so much wrong with it. The xenophobia is positively racist -- by page 5, we're alr...

  • Dannii Elle
    Jan 10, 2017

    This is my third journey into the lands of Narnia as I have been reading the series in chronological rather than publication order. With probably the most intriguing title of the series, this was the ...

  • Roya
    Feb 04, 2016

    You know you're bored when it nearly takes you a month to read something of this length....

  • Barry Pierce
    Feb 03, 2011

    Ugh, this is the worst episode of Mister Ed ever. ...

  • K.D. Absolutely
    May 19, 2011

    The story is so simple but it took me awhile to appreciate what's going on because I am reading the series not in its proper sequence. I read Book #2, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe last year an...

  • David Mosley
    Oct 29, 2012

    This is increasingly becoming one of my favourites from the Chronicles of Narnia. If asked why, I believe it is because it is the most like a medieval faerie romance. A young boy and girl in the munda...

  • Rebecca
    Mar 01, 2008

    The basic story is a good and entertaining one, but I could not get beyond the overt prejudices of C.S. Lewis on display throughout this book.I'm incredibly disappointed. His portrayal of the people o...

About C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis

Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name.CLIVE STAPLES LEWIS (1898–1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954. He was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature