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Number of Pages: 1088
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
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A beautiful compilation of inspirational writings, featuring seven classic works in one volume:
The Screwtape Letters
The Great Divorce
The Problem of Pain
A Grief Observed
The Abolition of Man
C. S. Lewis's works continue to attract thousands of new readers every year, appealing to those seeking wisdom and calm in a hectic and ever-changing world. Each title is written with the lucidity, warmth, and wit that has made Lewis revered as a writer the world over.
From The Problem of Pain—a wise and compassionate exploration of suffering—to the darkly satirical The Screwtape Letters, Lewis is unrivalled in his ability to disentangle the questions of life. His writings offer hope, wisdom, and a true understanding of human nature.
Clive Staples Lewis was born in 1898. Known as "Jack" by his friends, Lewis and his good friend J.R.R. Tolkien, the author of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, were part of a writer's club, The Inklings, who would meet at the local pub to discuss story ideas. Lewis's fascination with fairytales, myths, and ancient legends coupled with inspiration drawn from his childhood led him to write The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, one of the best-loved books of all time. Six further books in the immensely popular Chronicles of Narnia followed, and the final title, The Last Battle, received the Carnegie Award, one of the highest marks of excellence in children's literature.
Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) fue uno de los intelectuales más importantes del siglo veinte y podría decirse que fue el escritor cristiano más influyente de su tiempo. Fue profesor particular de literatura inglesa y miembro de la junta de gobierno en la Universidad Oxford hasta 1954, cuando fue nombrado profesor de literatura medieval y renacentista en la Universidad Cambridge, cargo que desempeñó hasta que se jubiló. Sus contribuciones a la crítica literaria, literatura infantil, literatura fantástica y teología popular le trajeron fama y aclamación a nivel internacional. C. S. Lewis escribió más de treinta libros, lo cual le permitió alcanzar una enorme audiencia, y sus obras aún atraen a miles de nuevos lectores cada año. Sus más distinguidas y populares obras incluyen Las Crónicas de Narnia, Los Cuatro Amores, Cartas del Diablo a Su Sobrino y Mero Cristianismo.
beckyAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5December 12, 2012beckyAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is exactly what we were looking for for a young Theology student....great quality, great shipping time, and value.
gracektorontoAge: 18-24Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Love the bookJuly 13, 2012gracektorontoAge: 18-24Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 4In all honesty, I'm not too big of a fan of CS Lewis. But, this book just blew me out of the water. Absolutely love it!
Just a word of caution: some of it is written as though he were speaking it so don't expect too much of a traditional book.
forestAlberta, Can.Age: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5A Birthday gift that was extremely well received.November 10, 2011forestAlberta, Can.Age: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This Lewis collection is a superb compilation of some of his best writings. Our copies of some of the individual books were time worn or "on permanent loan" to friends - so grand to have these replaced in a well bound, easily read print.
Daniel Buckheister5 Stars Out Of 5Classic Lewis works in one convenient volume.April 8, 2011Daniel BuckheisterQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This softcover compilation of C.S. Lewis's spiritual classics is the perfect 'portable Lewis'. Nicely printed and bound, it would be a valuable addition to any reader's collection.
Polly5 Stars Out Of 5The Complete C.S. Lewis Signature ClassicsJanuary 7, 2011PollyQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5My daughter is a great fan of C.S. Lewis and I wanted to give her something that would last. She was so excited and her friends want a copy. The book is well made and will be something she will have for years to come.
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