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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

The Voyage of the ‘Dawn Treader’ was written by C.S. Lewis, it was pulished by HarperTrophy, in the U.S. in 1955 and reprinted in 1983.The book has 216 pages andis a novel offiction andadventure.
The story begins with Lucy and Edmund staying at their aunt and uncle’s house. Their cousin Eustance, who they did not get along with at all, was always ordering them around and never leaving them alone. One afternoon when Edmund and Lucy finally did catch a moment alone they began to talk of Narnia, their own secret world which they had visited twice before.In Lucy’s room they looked at the picture on the wall above Lucy’s bed, it was ofa s a Narnian ship, the ‘Dawn Treader’ and they longed to be on it.Just then Eusance walked into the room and beganto tease them about Narnia, and suddenly, they began to shrink.Lucy and Edmond knew what was happening but Eustance didn’t . A few moments after, they were drowning in the water beside the ‘Dawn Treader’.
On board the ship, they foundthe prince of Narnia- Caspian.He gave them warm clothes and introduced them to his crew.Then he explained to them why they ( Prince Caspian and his crew) were there: “A longtime ago as a childmy usurping uncle Miraz got rid of seven friends of my father’s (who might have taken my part)by sending them off to explore the unknown Eastern Seas beyond the Lone Islands……on my coronation day , with Aslan’sapproval, I swore an oath that, if once I had established peace in Narnia, I would sail east myself for a year and a day to find my father’s friends or to learn of their deaths, and avenge them if I could.”
The remainder of the book tells of they different obstacles that the group meet on their travels, on the Dawn Treader, and each obstacle is an adventure. I enjoyed reading about their many encounters for example-when they reach the Island of vo


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