[DWJ] Favourite Narnia Books

Rowland, Jennifer A B jennifer.rowland at imperial.ac.uk
Thu Jun 22 05:59:15 EDT 2006


Judith wrote:
> But then I have so many favourite bits from the books; scenes 
> and so on that have stayed vividly with me since about 1972...
> 
> The fact that the Calormenes ate oil instead of butter (I 
> think this was intended to condemn them for their oily, 
> Middle-Easternish ways, but it seemed entirely exotic and 
> appealing to me)

Yes, bread with oil is delicious! (Not that there's anything wrong with
butter.)

I loved Jill being tactically childish in Prince Caspian, and the
glimpse of the firey depths.
Jennifer



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