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The great divorce,

Author: C S Lewis; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company, 1946.
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A symbolic fantasy which finds a busload of condemned ghosts faced with the choice of giving up their cherished sins to enter the gates of Paradise.
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Lewis, C.S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963.
Great divorce.
New York, Macmillan Co., 1946
(OCoLC)562835024
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C S Lewis; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 9780061774195 0061774197
OCLC Number: 374037
Notes: "First printing."
Description: viii pages, 1 leaf, 133 pages 19 cm
Responsibility: by C.S. Lewis.

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A symbolic fantasy which finds a busload of condemned ghosts faced with the choice of giving up their cherished sins to enter the gates of Paradise.

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Divorce of Heaven and Hell

by donbohn (WorldCat user published 2006-08-01) Very Good Permalink
C.S. Lewis provides keen insight into the eternal life destination decisions we all make. This is viewed through a dream where inhabitants of hell are taken on "field trips" to heaven. There they meet inhabitants of heaven who try to convince them to stay.At first it is shocking that anyone would prefer...
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by JoyBrooks (WorldCat user published 2008-10-09) Excellent Permalink

I was introduced to this book in my late teens and for many years I read it at least once a year. It was a touchstone to return to after each major life change. The picture of heaven as a place where one endlessly journeys 'further up and further in' remains close to my heart.

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