Download Epub Format õ The C.S. Lewis Chronicles: The Indispensable Biography of the Creator of Narnia Full of Little-Known Facts, Events and Miscellany PDF by é Colin Duriez Another hero of mine I wonder what life would have been like had I the opportunity to hang out with Lewis, Nouwen, and vanGogh Sigh Duriez did a fabulous job of making me wish Lewis was my neighbor.
This Biography Reconstructs Lewis Professional And Daily Life More Than Sidebars Offer Little Known Trivia Tidbits On The Personal Side, And Cover Such Topics As The Contents Of His Home Library, Things He Believed About Cats, His Favorite Beers And Pubs, And The Women And Friends In His Life CS Lewis s life is presented as a sort of log of events in his life I read the book because I wanted to see the inspiration for his books and his relationships with JRR Tolkien and his wife Joy Davidman, but in this format, it was hard to connect the dots.
It s exactly as the book cover describes it, full of facts, events, and miscellany of Lewis s life I enjoyed reading it and, because of it, I added a lot of books read by Lewis or written by various Inklings to my Goodreads to read list The book was not written to be a literary masterpiece, but it could ve been honed a bit The book was set up in chapters of a span of years, and then within the chapters the author went from year to year within each year the author would describe events by dates At the beginning of each chapter there would be a summary of major events in the chapter at the beginning of each year there would be a summary of major events in the year This meant a lot of repetition of some of the events, which was unnecessary and sometimes ev
S Lewis and the Inklings It s nice work if you can get it C.
S Lewis died on the day that JFK was assassinated, and yet his books especially the Chronicles of Narnia as well as his classic Christian apologetics works like Mere Christianity have remained popular, and so those who have been able to acquire a reputation in writing about him and about his associates have a good chance at having successful and popular works given the enduring worth of the writings that they are working with If this book is not the best book ever of its genre, it is certainly a book that is well worth looking at Who doesn t want to look at a book that has information and facts about C.
S Lewis If you re reading this book you are likely a fan and or less willing to