There Are No Cruel Narnians

What The Horse and His Boy Can Tell Us About Racism, Cultural Superiority, Beauty Standards, and Inclusiveness The Chronicles of Narnia has legions of fans around the world. According to journalist and novelist Lev Grossman, the much-beloved series published in the 1950s split the atom on the modern fantasy novel. But as our society becomes more aware…

The Great Narnia Re-read of 2019: “The Horse and His Boy”

The Chronicles of Narnia
The Chronicles of Narnia

It is one thing to say that you love something. It is another to say why you love that thing. The Horse and His Boy is my favorite of the Narnia chronicles, and I was all too happy to return recently to “Narnia and Calormen and the lands in between.” (THAHB is actually the second book that I re-read, before The Last Battle, but I forgot for a minute and wrote the TLB post second.) In this post, I hope to share something of why I love this story so much and what makes this story so meaningful.

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