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

Author: Laura Miller
Publisher: New York : Back Bay Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Back Bay paperback 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
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Miller
ISBN: 9780316017657 0316017655
OCLC Number: 318878481
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 312, 11 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: A note on the order of the Chronicles of Narnia --
Songs of innocence --
Trouble in paradise --
Songs of experience.
Responsibility: Laura Miller.

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"Weaving together her ownlife as a reader and C. S. Lewis's life as, among other things, a reader, awriter, a Christian, a veteran of World War I, and a friend to J.R.R. Tolkien, Miller illuminates Read more...

 
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