Книга: Lewis C. S. «The Voyage of the Dawn Treader»

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Издание полностью на английском языке. A voyage to the very ends of the world. Narnia... where a dragon awakens... where stars walk the earth... where anything can happen. A king and some unexpected companions embark on a voyage that will take them beyond all known lands. As they sail further and further from charted waters, they discover that their quest is more than they imagined and that the world's end is only the beginning.

Издательство: "Harpercollins" (2001)

ISBN: 9780007115600

Купить за 667 руб в Лабиринте

Другие книги автора:

КнигаОписаниеГодЦенаТип книги
Prince CaspianIntroducing the fourth book of the newly designed Narnia classics. Perfect for those seeking a contemporary take on The Chronicles of Narnia Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy are mysteriously transported… — Harpercollins, Подробнее...2001556бумажная книга
The Silver ChairИздание полностью на английском языке. Narnia… where giants wreak havoc… where evil weaves a spell… where enchantment rules. Through dangers untold and caverns deep and dark, a noble band of friends… — Harpercollins, Подробнее...2001871бумажная книга
Horse and His BoyИздание полностью на английском языке. It is enough of a surprise for Shasta to discover he isn't the son of Arsheesh the fisherman. But when Bree, the talking horse, whisks him away from the cruel… — Harpercollins, Подробнее...2001667бумажная книга
The Chronicles of NarniaThe Chronicles of Narnia have enchanted millions of readers over the last fifty years and the magical events described in C. S. Lewis's immortal prose have left many a lasting memory for adults and… — Harpercollins, Подробнее...20121506бумажная книга
The Horse and His Boy. The Chronicles of NarniaA beautiful paperback edition of The Horse and His Boy, book three in the classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia. This edition is complete with cover and interior art by the original… — Harper Collins UK, Подробнее...2009777бумажная книга
Chronicles of Narnia - Last Battle Ned"The magic of C. S. Lewis's parallel universe never fades," The TimesDuring the last days of Narnia, the land faces its fiercest challenge-not an invader from without but an enemy from within. Lies… — Harper Collins UK, Подробнее...2015777бумажная книга
The Silver ChairThe Narnia Chronicles, first published in 1950, have been and remain some of the most enduringly popular children s books ever published. The best known, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, has… — HarperCollins Publishers, Подробнее...20021122бумажная книга

Lewis, C.S.

▪ British author
born Nov. 29, 1898, Belfast, Ire. [now in Northern Ireland]
died Nov. 22, 1963, Oxford, Oxfordshire, Eng.
 British scholar, novelist, and author of about 40 books, most of them on Christian apologetics, the most widely known being The Screwtape Letters. He also achieved fame with a trilogy of science-fiction novels and with the Chronicles of Narnia, a series of seven children's books that have become classics of fantasy literature.

      During World War I, Lewis fought in France with the Somerset Light Infantry and was wounded in 1917. The following year he went to University College, Oxford, where he achieved an outstanding record as a classical scholar. From 1925 to 1954 he was a fellow and tutor of Magdalen College, Oxford, and from 1954 to 1963 he was professor of medieval and Renaissance English at the University of Cambridge.

      Lewis lapsed into atheism in his teens but experienced a reconversion to Christianity in 1931. His first work to attract attention was The Pilgrim's Regress: An Allegorical Apology for Christianity, Reason and Romanticism (1933). In 1936 came the critical and characteristic Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition, considered by many to be his finest scholarly work. The first of his science fiction novels (a genre then scarcely known), Out of the Silent Planet (1938), was followed by the equally remarkable fictions Perelandra (1943) and That Hideous Strength (1945). These three books, which form one of the best of all science fiction trilogies, centre on an English linguist named Ransom who voyages to Mars and Venus and becomes involved in a cosmic struggle between good and evil in the solar system.

  Lewis' The Problem of Pain (1940) brought him wide recognition as a lay expositor of Christian apologetics, but it was far exceeded by the fictional best-selling Screwtape Letters (1942). This satire consists of 31 letters in which an elderly, experienced devil named Screwtape instructs his junior, Wormwood, in the subtle art of tempting a young Christian convert. Lewis' first story for children was The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (1950; filmed 2005), the first of seven tales about the kingdom of Narnia. The Narnia books are exciting, often humorous, inventive, and, in the final scenes of The Last Battle (1956), deeply moving. Notable among Lewis' other books are a volume of autobiography, Surprised by Joy; The Shape of My Early Life (1955), and a novel based on the story of Psyche and Cupid, Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold (1956).

Additional Reading
W.H. Lewis (ed.), Letters (1966), compiled by C.S. Lewis' brother, includes a memoir. Dabney Adams Hart, Through the Open Door (1984); and A.N. Wilson, C.S. Lewis (1990), are biographies. Critical studies include Chad Walsh, The Literary Legacy of C.S. Lewis (1979); and Margaret Patterson Hannay, C.S. Lewis (1981). William Gray, C.S. Lewis (1998), provides a comprehensive introduction to the author's work and career.

* * *

Источник: Lewis, C.S.

См. также в других словарях:


Поделиться ссылкой на выделенное

Прямая ссылка:
Нажмите правой клавишей мыши и выберите «Копировать ссылку»