CS Lewis Facts: 11 Things You Never Knew About The Narnia Author✎ ~Narnia Magician Illustration~ C.S. Lewis's death, on 22 November 1963, went largely unreported as it happened on the same day that American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated and the day that Brave New World author, Aldous Huxley, died.
CS Lewis Facts: 11 Things You Never Knew About The Narnia Author✎'Aslan', the name of the central Lion character in the Narnia Chronicles, is the Turkish word for 'lion'. Interestingly, Aslan never appeared in the first draft of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, even though it was published a year later. http://www.foliosociety.com/book/NAR/chronicles-of-narnia