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

  • Robert Clay
    Aug 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 s...

  • Alison Looney
    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
    Sep 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 alr...

  • K.D. Absolutely
    Jun 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 an...

  • Barry Pierce
    Oct 29, 2014

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

  • Roya
    Jun 19, 2016

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

  • David Mosley
    May 02, 2013

    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...

  • Nic
    Mar 23, 2013

    (As with all the Narnia books, I read this years ago, but am rereading it now.)I have to say, having now reread all of the Narnia books except for The Last Battle, that this is my favorite. It's coher...

  • Mario
    Jul 29, 2016

    Not my favorite in the series, but it was still really fun read....

About C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis

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 at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement. He wrote more than th