Welcome to my feature, Pastime Pleasures, posted every other Friday. Here I will look at books that have given me great pleasure in the past. These are books I can read over and over again. 233 more words
Tags » The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe
“And now of course you want to know what had happened to Edmund. He had eaten his share of the dinner, but he hadn’t really enjoyed it because he was thinking all the time about Turkish Delight – and there’s nothing that spoils the taste of good ordinary food half so much as the memory of bad magic food… (And) the mention of Aslan gave him a mysterious and horrible feeling just as it gave the others a mysterious and lovely feeling… 233 more words
“And on the sledge sat a person whom everyone knew the moment they set eyes on him. He was a huge man in a bright red robe (bright as hollyberries) with a hood that had fur inside it and a great white beard that fell like a foamy waterfall over his chest. 155 more words
Mental Floss has posted 16 facts about C. S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. I’m pretty sure I knew most of them, but do check out the recipe for Turkish delight (warning: may contain evil).
This book is so much a part of my childhood that I cannot remember even roughly when I read it. I have just always read it; I feel as if I was born having already read this book. 342 more words