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A Grief Observed
When C. S. Lewis married Joy Davidman, an American divorcee with children, there was much surprised comment. They had a few short years of happiness in which time Joy was diagnosed with bone cancer, experienced a powerful healing sufficient to walk again, and a few years later relapsed and died. This account is Lewis's catharsis - in writing his grief out he also came to terms with it. The account is pain, harrowing pain, and utterly real. This book is s...
All My Road Before Me : The Diary of C.S. Lewis, 1922-1927
The early Lewis still gaining the second of his three(!) first class degrees at Oxford, hoping to become a don. In some ways a very candid insight into his pre-Christian formative years. Interesting asides on John Betjeman, one of his early pupils. Also a disturbing account of 'the Doc', a family friend, who goes mad before dying. Some humour, some philosophy, and surprisingly active social life....
A revised edition of the original 1966 ed. with introductions by Walter Hooper and Warren Lewis. Covering 1916-1963 (the year of his death) this book sheds much valuable light on the life and works of CS Lewis. It is also an interesting source of comment-in-passing on many works of literature, friends of Lewis, moral issues, and the great, rich themes which fill his other works. It contains correspondence with American friends (to whom the book is dedica...
Surprised by Joy
A famous Christian writer and scholar charts his upbringing from a boy from Belfast, Northern Ireland to his rise to fame as an Oxford don. He finally gave up atheism and became a Christian around the age of thirty. His experiences as a boy who loses his mother at an early age, difficulties in school in England, and his early brilliant career at Oxford are covered with an exceptional combination of both objectivity and subjective insight. The theme, whic...
The Pilgrim's Regress
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