The horse and his boy, Book 3

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Scholastic, 1954 - Fantasy fiction - 224 pages
17 Reviews
During the Golden Age of Narnia, when Peter is High King, a boy named Shasta discovers he is not the son of Arsheeh, the Calormene fisherman, and decides to run far away to the North--to Narnia. When he is mistaken for another runaway, Shasta is led to discover who he really is and even finds his real father.

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Review: The Horse and His Boy (The Chronicles of Narnia (Publication Order) #5)

User Review  - Deborah Markus - Goodreads

I feel really guilty about loving this book as much as I do. I loved it as a kid and I love it now, and there is just *so* much wrong with it. The xenophobia is positively racist -- by page 5, we're ... Read full review

Review: The Horse and His Boy (The Chronicles of Narnia (Publication Order) #5)

User Review  - Joseph - Goodreads

Calormen is the land of scimitars, turbans, viziers and bazaars. Lewis makes clear from these details of tool and title that Calormen is his fantasy stand-in for the middle east. And he makes equally ... Read full review

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