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May 28, 2015 Alisha Marie rated it really liked it · review of another edition
I watched the film version of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe about 6 or 7 years ago and remember liking it. I then read The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe and thought it was okay. I watched the film again about 3 years ago and completely fell in love with it. So much that I've now seen this movie about 20 times. It's become one of my favorites. Due to this, I decided that I should probably re-read The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe to see if I would fall in love with it the second ti ...more
Sep 24, 2014 Sadie rated it liked it
I have never read this series so I don't have the nostalgia of childhood memories of the book to help me. I did enjoy it, but as I'm no longer the target audience, I found it a little flat. I am glad that I'm now old enough to see the symbolism that I would have missed as a child. I will complete the series, I just wish I had read this when I was younger.
A read-aloud for the kids. They really enjoyed it. They found the White Witch a lot scarier than I remember her! I edited out the parts where Aslan says women aren't made for war, and changed up a bit of the original ending (Peter and Edmund being wise kings, while Susan and Lucy get lots of marriage offers). Our treehouse is now Cair Paravel.