Book 7,Lewis's not-so-hidden message rings loud and clear as characters from the six previous books about Narnia gather together in Paradise after victory in the greatest conflagration imaginable. In this rendering of the classic, who could argue the vocal prowess of famed Shakespearean actor Patrick Stewart, a.k.a. Captain Jean-Luc Picard of television's "Star Trek." Making audio chills run up and down the listener's spine, Stewart brings THE LAST BATTLE to life as he shifts seamlessly from one character to another. Whether assuming the supreme majesty of the beloved Lion Aslan or the quiet voices of the tiniest of animals, Stewart is truly the right reader for this timeless tale.