The Silver Chair (The Chronicles of Narnia #4)

By C. S. Lewis

A mass-market paperback variation of The Silver Chair, booklet six within the vintage myth sequence, The Chronicles of Narnia, that includes disguise artwork by way of Cliff Nielsen and black-and-white inside art through the unique illustrator of the sequence, Pauline Baynes.

Through hazards untold and caverns deep and darkish, a noble band of buddies is shipped to rescue a prince held captive. yet their undertaking to Underland brings them face-to-face with an evil extra appealing and extra lethal than they ever expected.

The Silver Chair is the 6th booklet in C. S. Lewis's vintage fable sequence. For over sixty years, it's been drawing readers of every age right into a magical land the place giants wreak havoc and attraction ideas. it is a entire stand-alone learn, but when you must detect what occurs within the ultimate days of Narnia, learn The final Battle, the 7th and concluding booklet in The Chronicles of Narnia.

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I didn’t understand they have been that colour. Don’t care approximately it myself. yet I dare say you glance really great to each other. Beetles fancy different beetles, they do say. ” “Our faces are just blue with cold,” stated Jill. “We’re now not this colour rather. ” “Then are available and get hot. are available, little shrimps,” stated the Porter. They him into the inn. And even though it was once relatively negative to listen to this kind of gigantic door clang close in the back of them, they forgot approximately it once they observed the object they'd been eager for ever considering meal time final night—a hearth. And one of these hearth! It seemed as though 4 or 5 complete timber have been blazing on it, and it was once so scorching they couldn’t cross inside yards of it. yet all of them flopped down at the brick flooring, as close to as they can undergo the warmth, and heaved nice sighs of aid. “Now, youngster,” stated the Porter to a different huge who have been sitting at the back of the room, looking at the viewers until it regarded as though his eyes could begin of his head, “run throughout with this message to the home. ” And he repeated what Jill had acknowledged to him. the more youthful big, after a last stare, and a very good guffaw, left the room. “Now, Froggy,” stated the Porter to Puddleglum, “you glance as though you sought after a few cheering up. ” He produced a black bottle much like Puddleglum’s personal, yet approximately twenty instances greater. “Let me see, enable me see,” acknowledged the Porter. “I can’t provide you with a cup or you’ll drown your self. permit me see. This saltcellar can be simply the article. You needn’t point out it over on the apartment. The silver will stick with it getting over right here, and it’s now not my fault. ” The salt-cellar used to be no longer very similar to certainly one of ours, being narrower and extra upright, and made particularly a superb cup for Puddleglum, while the enormous set it down at the flooring beside him. the youngsters anticipated Puddleglum to refuse it, distrusting the mild Giants as he did. yet he muttered, “It’s quite overdue to be taking into consideration precautions now that we’re within and the door close at the back of us. ” Then he sniffed on the liquor. “Smells all right,” he acknowledged. “But that’s not anything to move via. higher make sure,” and took a sip. “Tastes o.k., too,” he acknowledged. “But it will possibly do this on the first sip. How does it pass on? ” He took a bigger sip. “Ah! ” he stated. “But is it an analogous all of the means down? ” and took one other. “There’ll be whatever nasty on the backside, I shouldn’t wonder,” he acknowledged, and comprehensive the drink. He licked his lips and remarked to the youngsters, “This’ll be a attempt, you notice. If I curl up, or burst, or develop into a lizard, or whatever, then you’ll recognize to not take something they provide you. ” however the gigantic, who used to be too a ways as much as pay attention the issues Puddleglum were announcing less than his breath, roared with laughter and acknowledged, “Why, Froggy, you’re a guy. See him placed it away! ” “Not a guy … Marsh-wiggle,” spoke back Puddleglum in a slightly vague voice. “Not frog, both: Marsh-wiggle. ” At that second the door opened in the back of them and the more youthful sizeable got here in announcing, “They’re to visit the throne-room straight away. ” the kids stood up yet Puddleglum remained sitting and stated, “Marsh-wiggle.

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