The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Written by:
C.S. Lewis
Narrated by:
Michael York

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
May 2005
4 hours 21 minutes
Don’t miss one of America’s top 100 most-loved novels, selected by PBS’s The Great American Read.

Four adventurous siblings—Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy Pevensie—step through a wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia, a land frozen in eternal winter and enslaved by the power of the White Witch. But when almost all hope is lost, the return of the Great Lion, Aslan, signals a great change . . . and a great sacrifice.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is the second book in C. S. Lewis's classic fantasy series, which has been drawing readers of all ages into a magical land with unforgettable characters for over sixty years. This is a stand-alone read, but if you would like to explore more of the Narnian realm, follow up with The Horse and His Boy, the third book in The Chronicles of Narnia.
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Michelle B

The book itself is a five star. The narrator was excellent.

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Bryan Jacobs

Great presentation. Reader was charming. Obviously a timeless classic.

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Allison Burkett

This is a work of art a couldn't stop reading it C.S. Lewis is the best in the world this is indescribable

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Crystal N.

Enjoyed it!

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Carla C

can understand the narrator!! Slow down and pronounce you words clearly!

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Kate Twelker

I liked that this was simply read, not done with different actors doing different parts. Much better for encouraging kids to read.

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Jo P.

This book and this narrator are what made me fall in love with the series. I don't care for all of them so I only own four: this one plus Prince Caspian, voyage of the Dawn treader, and the silver chair. The narrators are fantastic and the stories are thought-provoking and a delight.

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Spencer Armand

C.S. Lewis was a genius storyteller. The narration honors the essence of this story. Great work.

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Patty Oole

I listened with my 9 year every morning on our way to school. It was a great bonding experience. He loved the magical story.

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Catherine D.

Wonderfully performed. Not just read.

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Luke G.

This book is a masterful work of Literary Art. C.S. Lewis weaves a complex tapestry using threads of deep theological discourse to create a fantastical story that entertains both children and adults. The narrator does an excellent job. The only thing I felt to my distaste was the occasional musical interludes at the end of some Chapters.

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Jill W.

I enjoyed this more than I expected. I loved the escape from reality.

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Dawn C.

Really wonderful to listen to with my daughters. The story and narrator are both great!

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Nick H.

Great book to listen to.

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Cara H

Excellent narration, kids loved it. A family classic made easy for a road trip!

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Caroline B

So beautifully written and easy to follow. My 3 year old loved Lucy! So great to sit and listen while we play or in the car!

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Sabra Gore

Classic tale read expertly. Moving on to the next in the series.

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Elizabeth Gould

The book was really good and this weekend I am going to watch the movie this weekend

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Nichole McCausland

A beautiful classic tale. Read to perfection by Michael York. My elementary school kids loved it on a road trip.

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craig specht

I loved this book the very first time I heard it at a young age. Many years later I still love it and the whole series. The narrator is awesome!

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kirsten allred

I love the magical book because there are a lot of different characters and much fun and more fun to Come!!!! I personally think that C.S. Lewis is a great author. I think he should keep loving his dreams and be a great author!!!

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beth confer

My absolute childhood FAVORITE!!! Narrator was wonderful...

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Spring Bowles

Very good book and if you like to read Fantastic books this is for you

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Muza Abdullaeva

I really enjoyed the book and narrator was very good. it was my first purchase and I loved it. would recommend

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K N Lakey-Wright

This is one of the BEST BOOKS I'VE READ IN A LONG TIME! It has the perfect amount of danger and drama and action

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Blake Aasgaard

Lovely; Absolutely perfect for such a lovely story.

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