Free Audio: Download the Complete Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

Before the days of Har­ry Pot­ter, gen­er­a­tions of young read­ers let their imag­i­na­tions take flight with The Chron­i­cles of Nar­nia, a series of sev­en fan­ta­sy nov­els writ­ten by C. S. Lewis. Like his friend J.R.R. Tolkien, Lewis served on the Eng­lish fac­ul­ty at Oxford Uni­ver­si­ty and took part in the Inklings, an Oxford lit­er­ary group ded­i­cat­ed to fic­tion and fan­ta­sy.

Pub­lished between 1950 and 1956, The Chron­i­cles of Nar­nia has sold over 100 mil­lion copies in 47 lan­guages, delight­ing younger and old­er read­ers world­wide. The sev­en vol­umes in the series include:

  • The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
  • Prince Caspi­an: The Return to Nar­nia
  • The Voy­age of the Dawn Tread­er
  • The Sil­ver Chair
  • The Horse and His Boy
  • The Magi­cian’s Nephew
  • The Last Bat­tle

Now, with the appar­ent bless­ing of the C.S. Lewis estate, the sev­en vol­ume series is avail­able in a free audio for­mat. There are 101 audio record­ings in total, each aver­ag­ing 30 min­utes and read by Chris­si Hart. Down­load the com­plete audio via the web or RSS Feed. Or start lis­ten­ing to the open­ing chap­ters of The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe right below.

We have added The Chron­i­cles of Nar­nia record­ings to our col­lec­tion of Free Audio Books, where you will find many oth­er great clas­sics. h/t metafil­ter

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  • shura says:

    This is such a mag­i­cal gift, for young and old. Thank you!

  • What a great thing to have in a free for­mat — I grew up on these CS Lewis. I’ll be sure to add this to my blog too. Can you get free ver­sions of Nar­nia in ebook for­mat too?

  • TonyI says:

    I would appear that these are no longer avail­able to down­load for free so you might want to remove them from your site

  • Dan Colman says:

    I just checked and the audio can still be streamed for free.

    Head here if you have any doubts.

  • Tim says:

    Thanks very much for these won­der­ful record­ings

  • Rob Johnson says:


  • Rob Johnson says:

    C.S. Lewis is not an author, he is bea­con. God touched him deeply, and he in turn touch­es us.

  • Matt says:

    Although the down­load link has been dis­abled, if you click on “play in brows­er” or “direct link” then you can right click the play­er and “save as” to down­load the file.

    We have a cou­ple of edi­tions in print­ed for­mat. An audio ver­sion will be great for long road trips.

  • kahlan says:

    I don’t know if you were try­ing to put the books in order or not when you were list­ing them but magi­cians nephew is the first book in the series the the series

    • rjm says:

      I believe they *were* try­ing to put the books in order — in order of pub­li­ca­tion, rather than in chrono­log­i­cal order with­in the sto­ry. I’ve for­got­ten what argu­ments there are, for and against, read­ing the series in one of those orders, rather than the oth­er. Per­son­al­ly, I would pre­fer to read a series like this, in the order that the author wrote them. It is cer­tain­ly a mat­ter of pref­er­ence, not “right­ness”, most like­ly.

  • Is-NARNIA says:

    Yes…,i think this sto­ry very nice.…,i think Film’s and Book’s is very fan­tas­tic and amazing.I love The Chor­ni­cles of Narnia.I love Georgie Henley,Skandar Keynes,William Moseley,and Anna Popplewell.Really.…,Cast Nar­nia must go Indonesian.(I’m come from Indonesian).In there,my freind’s is also like All About The Chor­ni­cles of Nar­nia.… :) .

  • David Carta says:

    There is a quick way to get all the MP3s.

    Go to this feed­burn­er sub­scrip­tion of their RSS feed:

    and use Down­load­The­mAll to get them all.

    • joy says:

      I was giv­en the sug­ges­tion to lis­ten to them just today.. so thank you. I have began down­load­ing them..

  • Steve Reichert says:

    I love nar­nia

  • luke kb takwa says:

    I love Nar­nia. I wish to be there.…

  • Jolene says:

    Can any­one tell me if these record­ings are unabridged ver­sions?

  • Janet Wohlgemut says:

    David Car­ta: Thanks for the info about down­load­ing them all. I’m not see­ing that option. Do I have to down­load a play­er first or some­thing?

  • Elena says:

    I can t find all nar­nias e‑books in greek could you help me?
    Thanks for your answer

  • Mario says:

    Hi guys!! I love Nar­nia! Where can I find the full free audio book of this book?

  • shej says:

    I love Nar­nia and I wish to be there

  • Jon Vallieres says:

    I wish I had all the Chron­i­cles of Nar­nia books on audio for my kids to lis­ten to well wheel dri­ve I think it would be a great expe­ri­ence to share with my kids

  • Ellie says:

    Was so excit­ed to find these for free but I find this woman impos­si­ble to lis­ten to. She sounds like the GPS nav­i­ga­tion voice, total­ly flat and emo­tion­less. I’ve lis­tened to the entire Har­ry Pot­ter series read by Stephen Fry, who is an absolute delight. Dis­ap­point­ed with this one.



  • jacky says:

    I love Nar­nia and I wish to be there

  • Nick Dunican says:

    The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
    Prince Caspi­an.
    The Voy­age of the Dawn Tread­er.
    The Sil­ver Chair.
    The Horse and His Boy.
    The Magi­cian’s Nephew.
    The Last Bat­tle.

  • Eowyn , Galadriel , Arwen , Tauriel. says:

    Eowyn the Mag­nif­i­cent.
    Gal­adriel the Gen­tle.
    Arwen the Just.
    Tau­riel the Valient.

    ===”The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” (2035)”===
    ===”Prince Caspi­an” (2038)”===
    ===”The Voy­age of the Dawn Tread­er” (2040)”===
    ===”The Magi­cian’s Nephew”===
    ===”The Sil­ver Chair”===
    ===”The Horse and His Boy”===
    ===”The Last Bat­tle”===

  • Onyibe success says:

    I wish to go to nar­nia and become queen

  • Tori victro says:

    I wish to get all the audio books

  • destiny says:

    I love to hear the rest of the book but it is so stu­pid you dont fin­ish the frick­ing book!!!!!!!!!!

  • Massa says:

    Thanks for mak­ing every thing is free

  • Frank Copeland says:

    Lewis nev­er fails to entr­rtain

  • Tracy Babin says:

    What do you mean “use Down­load­The­mAll”, David Car­ta? I don’t see that option?

  • Magdalena Machalická says:

    What a love­ly thing, but so bad­ly read… or am I just so used to Stephen Fry’s bril­liance that I can not switch to any­one else? The voice seems to me as a TV reporter, most of the sen­tences always weird at the end. No offence ment though, must be hard to do it per­fect­ly and her pro­noun­ci­a­tion is so smooth and clear. Thank you for allow­ing us to lis­ten to this peace for free.

  • Abin Mathsi says:


  • Dylan leahy says:

    I agree with that

  • Dylan leahy says:

    I agree with this I think it is fare

  • Fricken Fricks says:

    Frick­en fricks when will you learn when will you learn that your actions have con­saque­nces!

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