Welcome to the eleventh episode of the My Favorite Books podcast!
In this episode, Sierra delves into the topic of Religion and Fantasy by examining two titular works of 20th Century Fantasy, C.S. Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia and Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials.
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Summary from Goodreads:
His Dark Materials
His Dark Materials is an epic trilogy of fantasy novels by Philip Pullman consisting of Northern Lights (published as The Golden Compass in North America), The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass. It follows the coming of age of two children, Lyra Belacqua and Will Parry, as they wander through a series of parallel universes.
The Chronicles of Narnia
Journeys to the end of the world, fantastic creatures, and epic battles between good and evil—what more could any reader ask for in one book? For the past fifty years, The Chronicles of Narnia have transcended the fantasy genre to become part of the canon of classic literature. Each of the seven books is a masterpiece, drawing the reader into a land where magic meets reality, and the result is a fictional world whose scope has fascinated generations.
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