The Last Battle

Style: Classic

Attitude: Positive

In Brief: Night falls on Narnia. Good and bad in creatures are not as obvious to us as might be expected. The need to stand and fight for what you see is right. Different Gods. Life in glory after death.

Cover of The Last Battle

Author: C.S. Lewis

Series: The Chronicles of Narnia

Publisher: Puffin

Age Range: Children+

Period: Mid 20th C

Setting: Narnia

Genres:  AnimalClassicFantasyGrowing-UpMagic


  • Tirian is King of Narnia when the Calormenes invade. True to his land, he sees through the deceits of the Ape Shift and his unwitting dupe, the donkey Puzzle and tries to show the Narnians the truth.
  • Eustace and Jill are brought into Narnia by Aslan when Tirian calls for help.


Tirian is king of Narnia in a time of peace when a plot involving the Calormenes and a false Aslan threaten the country. Taken captive, he calls on Aslan for help who sends Eustace and Jill. Events come to a climax in a final battle on Stable Hill where Aslan appears to herald the end of Narnia in the Shadowlands.

Tuesday 1st January 2002