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C.S. Lewis : the man behind Narnia / Beatrice Gormley.

Gormley, Beatrice. (Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0802853013 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780802853011 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xi, 180 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2005.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Rev. ed. of: C.S. Lewis : Christian and storyteller. 1998.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 164-169) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"He is Jacksie" -- Jack leaves home -- The greatest pleasure -- War and recovery -- Mrs. Moore and Mr. Lewis -- On a quest -- Friends, faith, and stories -- Defender of the faith -- Escape to Narnia -- Exploring Narnia -- Joy and a miracle -- Farewell to Shadow-lands.
Summary, etc.:
Hardly anyone who knew Jack [the name Lewis was known by] in the late 1940s would have expected him to become a beloved children's author. One good friend, an early pupil, said afterward that "in all my acquaintance with [Jack] he never revealed his imaginative side."... But the important thing was that Jack had never lost touch with the child in himself, although he did not share this side of himself with many people. He... still read children's books. Step through the other side of the wardrobe and meet the creator of The Chronicles of Narnia - the man whose rich imagination and deep faith made this fantasy series a favorite for generations. This biography, originally published in 1998 as C. S. Lewis: Christian and Storyteller, has been completely reformatted and now includes more than 50 photographs. It tells the story of C. S. Lewis's life and work, from his boyhood in Belfast, Ireland, where he and his brother created their first imaginary world in an attic hideaway, to Lewis's adult years as a renowned scholar and beloved author.
Subject: Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963 > Juvenile literature.
Authors, English > 20th century > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Anglicans > England > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Christian biography > England > Juvenile literature.
Church of England > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Narnia (Imaginary place) > Juvenile literature.
Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963
Authors, English > 20th century > Biography.
Anglicans > England > Biography.
Christian biography > England.
Church of England > Biography.
Narnia (Imaginary place)
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