Monday, August 22, 2016

The Classics - CLOSING LINES: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis

"Only two more things need to be told. One is that Caspian and his men all came safely back to Ramandu's Island. And the three lords woke from their sleep. Caspian married Ramandu's daughter and they all reached Narnia in the end, and she became a great queen and the mother and grandmother of great kings. The other is that back in our own world everyone soon started saying how Eustace had improved, and how "You'd never know him for the same boy," everyone except Aunt Alberta, who said he had become very commonplace and tiresome and it must have been the influence of those Pevensie children." (Published 1952)

I love the classics and plan to alternately share more "CLOSING lines" over the coming months. Comment if you wish, or read for inspiration. Writing styles were different then, or were they really? 


  1. This was great to read Sharon, you always come up time and time again with something of great interest.

  2. Great closing line! I've never read anything by C.S. Lewis, believe it or not, haha.

  3. I just love the Narnia books and have enjoyed the movies too. I had forgotten those closing lines.

  4. Those are great closing lines! I have always liked Lewis's books, both for children and for adults.

    1. Yes, so true. There was also a movie of Lewis and his wife. Quite good but can't remember name.


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