The Silver Chair

  • by C.S. Lewis
  • Narrated by Sir Michael Hordern
  • 2 hrs and 18 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Drawn back to Narnia, Eustace Scrubb and his new friend Jill Pole are sent to rescue a captive prince. In a world where evil weaves a spell, Giants and Marsh-wiggles can be friend or foe, but the stakes are raised when they reach Underland and come face-to-face with a notorious and terrifying opponent.This was the fourth book written in The Chronicles of Narnia. It now stands as the sixth book in the series.

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What did you like most about The Silver Chair?

It is one of my favourite Narnia stories because the character of Puddleglum is brilliant and the story balances mystery, humour and darkness so well.


What does Sir Michael Hordern bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

Michael Hordern's reading is the best performance of any Narnia audiobook, he is master and reads with perfect emphasis and gravitas. His voice is unforgettable and adds a sense of timelessness.


Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I have read and listened to this book hundreds of times since childhood, it has made me laugh and kept my attention all these years. I am so happy that Audible stocks is so that I can keep it in my library and take it wherever I go.


Any additional comments?

I also love the rest of this series, performed by Michael Hordern with music composed especially by harpist Marisa Robles. The music adds a whole new dimension of otherworldly beauty, light and fear. I love it so much I also bought the album, I believe it is called The Narnia Suite.

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- Úna

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-09-2005
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited