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The magician's book : a skeptic's adventures in Narnia

Author: Laura Miller
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A co-founder and staff writer for Salon.com explores the meaning and influence of C.S. Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia series while revealing how Lewis's troubled childhood, unconventional love life, and friendship with J.R.R. Tolkien affected his writing.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: C S Lewis; C S Lewis; C S Lewis; C S Lewis; C S Lewis; C S (Clive Staples) Lewis; C S (Clive Staples) Lewis; C S Lewis; C S Lewis; C S Lewis
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Miller
ISBN: 9780316017633 0316017639
OCLC Number: 225870377
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 311 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Songs of innocence --
Trouble in paradise --
Songs of experience.
Responsibility: Laura Miller.
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The meaning and the extraordinary impact of C.S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia, explored by one of the finest critics writing today.  Read more...

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