The Horse and His Boy (Chronicles of Narnia, #5) by C.S. Lewis

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The Horse and His Boy (Chronicles of Narnia, #5) Read Online Free - 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, the race is on to warn the inhabitants of the impending danger and to rescue them all from certain death.

Title : The Horse and His Boy (Chronicles of Narnia, #5)
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ISBN : 0439861365
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 224 pages


Robert Clay rated it ★★★★★

August 04, 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 south of Narnia, which provides for a rather different feel to much of this novel. I always find t...

P rated it ★★★☆☆

March 06, 2017

“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 around and seek their new adventure. Yet the humor in this book is abundant, even though the narrati...

Alison rated it ★★☆☆☆

December 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 none of the characters are transplants from wartime London). But holy crap, the modern reader will...

Deborah rated it ★★★★☆

September 19, 2014

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 already hearing the first of many references to the fact that the residents of Narnia are considered...

Dannii rated it ★★★☆☆

February 06, 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 tale I was most excited for, but it ultimately didn't live up the magic of the previous two books...

Roya rated it ★★★☆☆

June 19, 2016

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

Ahmad rated it ★★★★☆

July 07, 2017

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Barry rated it ★★☆☆☆

October 29, 2014

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

K.D. rated it ★★☆☆☆

June 06, 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 and now this Book #3, The Horse and His Boy without reading Book #1 The Magician's Nephew first. Re...

Rebecca rated it ★★☆☆☆

March 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 of Calormen is horrid. I admit, by calor I don't known if he is implying people of the hot lands (...

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