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C.S. Lewis : a biography

Author: A N Wilson
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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Provides a documented portrait of the well-known author.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Christian biography
Named Person: C S Lewis; C S Lewis; Clive Staples Lewis; Clive S Lewis; C S (Clive Staples) Lewis
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A N Wilson
ISBN: 0393028135 9780393028133 0393323404 9780393323405
OCLC Number: 20422704
Notes: "First published in Great Britain 1990"--Title page verso.
Description: xviii, 334 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Illustrations --
Antecedents --
Early Days 1898-1905 --
Little Lea 1905-1908 --
Schools 1908-1914 --
The Great Knock 1914-1917 --
The Angel of Pain 1917-1918 --
Undergraduate 1919-1922 --
Heavy Lewis 1922-1925 --
Redemption by Parricide 1925-1929 --
Mythopoeia 1929-1931 --
Regress 1931-1936 --
The Inklings 1936-1939 --
Screwtape 1939-1942 --
Separations 1942-1945 --
Narnia 1945-1951 --
The Silver Chair 1951-1954 --
Smoke on the Mountain 1954-1957 --
Marriage 1957-1959 --
Men Must Endure 1959-1960 --
Last Years 1960-1963 --
Further Up and Further In --
Sources --
Select Bibliography.
Responsibility: A.N. Wilson.

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A.N. Wilson's brilliant biography shows how hard Lewis struggled for the wisdom he shared in his books--The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Problem of Pain and Surprised by Joy.  Read more...

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by hytekswytek (WorldCat user on 2007-09-10)

Illustrations // Preface // Antecedents // Early days 1898-1905 // Little Lea 1905-1908 // Schools 1908-1914 // The great knock 1914-1917 // The angel of pain 1917-1918 // Undergraduate 1919-1922 // Heavy Lewis 1922-1925 // Redemption by parricide 1925-1929 // Mythopoeia 1929-1931 // Regress 1931-1936 // The inklings 1936-1939 // Screwtape 1939-1942 // Separations 1942-1945 // Narnia 1945-1951 // The silver chair 1951-1954 // Smoke on the mountain 1954-1957 // Marriage 1957-1959 // Men must endure 1959-1960 // Last years 1960-1963 // Further up and further in.

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