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Currently reading

Survival: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature
Margaret Atwood
Lila: An Inquiry Into Morals
Robert M. Pirsig
Simulacra and Simulation (The Body, In Theory: Histories of Cultural Materialism)
Jean Baudrillard, Sheila Faria Glaser
Leaven of Malice
Robertson Davies
The Salterton Trilogy
Robertson Davies
Effi Briest (Penguin Classics)
Theodor Fontane
Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World
Nicholas Ostler
Cases And Materials On The Law Of Torts
Robert M. Solomon
Public Law : Cases Materials and Commentary
Philip Bryden, Craik, Neil, Craig Forcese, Forcese, Craig
A Property Law Reader
Bruce H. Ziff
Prince Caspian - C.S. Lewis This is my least favourite of the Narnia books, simply because it's also the least relevant. Why are all four Pevensies back in Narnia anyway? At least The Horse and his Boy (arguably the most underrated Narnia novel) is interesting because Lewis introduces the Calormenes, who are critical players in The Last Battle. But Caspian has nothing worth noting.

The main purpose of this book, I think, is to introduce Caspian so we're more familiar with him in The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. However, Dawn Treader is a much better book, so you may as well skip this one entirely.

Last question: WHY did they adapt this one into a film? Out of the seven novels, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, Dawn Treader, Silver Chair and Last Battle are begging for movie adaptations. NOT the other three.

Not much to see here; move along to Dawn Treader and have some real fun!