Since its publication 70 years ago today, C.S. Lewis’s “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” has been translated into 47 foreign languages, made into a movie series that grossed more than $700 million at the box office, and was included in Time magazine’s list of the top 100 novels published since 1923.
Featuring a land of magic, evil witches, and otherworldly creatures, the world of Narnia introduces millions of children to the fantasy genre every year. It’s a rare modern novel that genuinely deserves the label “classic,” with an undeniable influence and resilient following that now stretches across three generations — with no sign of abating.
There is something undeniably unique about “The Lion” that makes its enchanting tale capable of drawing its readers to return to its pages again, and again, and again. Indeed, for adults of all ages, there’s a wellspring of valuable, affecting lessons that to be gained by opening the old wardrobe, and diving