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C.S. Lewis : a life : eccentric genius, reluctant prophet

Author: Alister E McGrath
Publisher: Carol Stream, Ill. : Tyndale House Publishers, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A definitive portrait of the life of C.S. Lewis.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: C S Lewis; C S Lewis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alister E McGrath
ISBN: 9781414339351 1414339356
OCLC Number: 805051361
Description: xvi, 431 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Prelude. The soft hills of down : an Irish childhood, 1898-1908 ; The ugly country of England : schooldays, 1908-1917 ; The vasty fields of France : war, 1917-1918 --
Oxford. Deceptions and discoveries : the making of an Oxford don, 1919-1927 ; Fellowship, family, and friendship : the early years at Magdalen College, 1927-1930 ; The most reluctant convert : the making of a mere Christian, 1930-1932 ; A man of letters : literary scholarship and criticism, 1933-1939 ; National acclaim : the wartime apologist, 1939-1942 ; International fame : the mere Christian, 1942-1945 ; A prophet without honour? : postwar tensions and problems, 1945-1954 --
Narnia. Rearranging reality : the creation of Narnia ; Narnia : exploring an imaginative world --
Cambridge. The move to Cambridge : Magdalene College, 1954-1960 ; Bereavement, illness, and death : the final years, 1960-1963 --
Afterlife. The Lewis phenomenon.
Responsibility: Alister McGrath.

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