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Inside Prince Caspian: A Guide to Exploring the Return to Narnia
by Devin Brown
A guide that offers insightful background, commentary, and notes on C S Lewis' second book in the Chronicle of Narnia series, Prince Caspian.
Paperback, 253 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Baker Books
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Fascinating and thoroughly enjoyable. It was entertaining, very interesting, and I definitely learned a lot about Lewis's genuis. And it proves that there is a lot more to Prince Caspian that meets the eye (although Ben Barnes is good looking, hehe lol).
An insightful and though-provoking exploration of the world within C.S. Lewis' Prince Caspian. Devin Brown uses comparisons with other works by the same author, as well as considering those he would have been familiar with to good effect. However, this also makes the book much better for those already versed with Lewis' books than those who are new to them. I would recommend this to anyone loves the world of Narnia (preferably straight after reading the story which it is about).
Devin Brown (PhD, University of South Carolina) is a Lilly scholar and professor of English at Asbury University. A C. S. Lewis aficionado, Brown has written, taught, and lectured on Lewis extensively for more than ten years. He has written a number of books related to Lewis, including Inside Narnia and Inside Prince Caspian, and lives in Kentucky. In 2008 Brown was invited to serve as scholar-in- ...moreMore about Devin Brown...