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Clive Staples (C.S.) Lewis

29 Ratings: 3.9
An Anglo-Irish writer, theologian, Medieval historian, Oxford professor, and co-founder of The Inklings, best known as the creator of the Narnia series.

   Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963), commonly referred to as C. S. Lewis and known to his friends and family as Jack, was an Anglo-Irish novelist, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay … see full wiki

4 reviews about Clive Staples (C.S.) Lewis
Quick Tip by . September 29, 2010
I didn't even like his books when I was a kid. Very odd. Quite addicted to them now.
Quick Tip by . September 28, 2010
Lewis is not usually considered "Science Fiction" though his "Space Trilogy" is an outstanding work, esp. the third volume.
Quick Tip by . August 25, 2010
 C.S.Lewis along with his Jewish wife, Joy Gresham, embraced Christianity. Their marriage was performed at Joy's death bed and she died of bone cancer shortly after the ceremony. To read Lewis' magnificent epitaph for Joy, here is the link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joy_Davidman
Quick Tip by . July 04, 2010
Lewis was an imaginative writer who had a wonderful understanding of children's minds and their thought processes. Unfortunately, Lewis' books are deeply influenced by his conservative Christian and British colonial worldview and as such his books seem old-fashioned and at times intolerant of non-European cultures.
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