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READ DOWNLOAD ⛓ The Voyage of the Dawn Treader õ Lucy And Edmund, With Their Dreadful Cousin Eustace, Get Magically Pulled Into A Painting Of A Ship At Sea That Ship Is The Dawn Treader, And On Board Is Caspian, King Of Narnia He And His Companions, Including Reepicheep, The Valiant Warrior Mouse, Are Searching For Seven Lost Lords Of Narnia, And Their Voyage Will Take Them To The Edge Of The World Their Adventures Include Being Captured By Slave Traders, A Much Too Close Encounter With A Dragon, And Visits To Many Enchanted Islands, Including The Place Where Dreams Come TrueThis Edition Follows The Original Numbering Scheme More Recent Publishers Have Re Numbered The Volumes So That The Books Are Ordered Chronologically This Was Reportedly The Author S Preference Other Editions Number This Book As Please Respect The Title As Printed Time for a Christmassy reread Review later It feels odd to mark this book as anything less than five stars It was a huge part of my childhood.What s , this book is part of the reason I m a decent public speaker these days I joined forensics because this was the book that was being used for extemporaneous reading I didn t even know what forensics was when I started, just that I liked the book And there are things I like here Good things It s a fun adventure story There are cool settings Action Tension The different nature of the islands is cool There s mystery Magic Wonder The character of Reepicheep alone boosts this book by a full star The character of Eustace is better than I remember him being, too It s nice to see a kid who is a total dick learn that there s consequences to his actions, then have a redemption arc in a kid s book But reading this book to my little boy made me confront a lot of the problems in the book There are slavers in the early chapters, which is something I didn t remember And a topic I wasn t sure I wanted to introduce to my kid at the age of 6 There s a fair chunk of sexism too Little things scattered throughout the books Not terrible considering when it was written But still nothing I want soaking into my kid s psyche The best example of this is Ramandu s daughter Caspian meets her, and it becomes obvious that they re going to get married Let s just pass lightly over the fact that she s effectively being treated like a prize for him completing his quest and jump right into the fact that SHE DOESN T HAVE A NAME She s referred to as Ramandu s daughter through the entire book despite the fact that she has a larger part in the book That s fucked up, y all There s narrative issues too The children rarely solve their own problems Several times they re confronted by bad situations or make bad choices but then instead of having to deal with the consequences or figure out solutions, Aslan shows up and is all Then, under the weight of his disappointed dad eyes and they re filled with shame and realize they should stop being dicks That s not good storytelling That s some deus ex leo bullshit It s a good book, and I m fond of it But it s not perfect, and its flaws are large enough that they bear some serious consideration before you put it in front of your kids. There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it. My absolute favorite quote in the entire book.In the latest installment, Lucy, Edmund and their cousin Eustace were having a bit of a tiff when they were suddenly pulled into a ship painting Apparently, you can get to Narnia just about any which way They land on Prince King Caspian s ship, where we meet almost an entirely new cast of characters setting sail to find the seven lost lords of NarniaDo you mean to say, asked Caspian, that you three come from a round world round like a ball and you ve never told me It s really too bad for you Because we have fairy tales in which there are round worlds and I have always loved them Have you ever been to the parts where people walk about upside downAlong the way, they have oodles and oodles of adventures anywhere from exploring mysteriously magical islands to Eustace accidentally turning into a dragon Adventures are never fun while you re having them. I love how we as always get to experience C S Lewis s sage wisdom through his little asides throughout the book One of the most cowardly things ordinary people do is to shut their eyes to facts. The only true gripe I have about this series is Reepicheep It could just be the way the mouse warrior was portrayed in the audiobook, but I swear I was about one step away from throwing him overboard.Audiobook CommentsI will murder Reepicheep with my bare hands if he says one word Other than that David Jacobi was a fabulous reader Blog Instagram Twitter Adventures are never fun while you re having them The pace of this book was kind of slow for me, I spent seven days for the first half of this book Then when the adventure comes, everything just gets better and better I enjoyed how The Voyage of the Dawn Treader has The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe vibes, even though it reminded me of some parts of Pirates of the Caribbean One of the most cowardly things ordinary people do is to shut their eyes to facts The ideas were flowing, especially the mysterious feelings that got me chilled when the children are on the ship sailing to rescue and discover something they haven t seen before That s just amazing considering this book was written before CGI has been well developed I can t imagine how Lewis created such imaginative images in his head and made people see it clearly.The ending was a bit sad, though This is the time for the last goodbye, and I knew even if there should be , but it s enough in the story for the children to grow up and keep in their mind that this is the farewell.All in all, the chronicles of Narnia is worth reading when I have nothing to read It makes my head spin in a good way and it keeps me want to go back and be a kid again Courage, dear heart.