Abrowsers guide to the beginning and the continuing reading of c. Lewis signature classics contains his seven most popular works mere christianity, the screwtape letters, miracles, the great divorce. The space trilogy, 3 volumes in 1 9781451664829 by c. Lewis is known for his work on medieval literature, christian apologetics and fiction.
Secret theme behind narnia chronicles is based upon the stars, says new research the hidden theme behind cs lewis narnia books has finally been uncovered, according to a bbc documentary. Harpercollins is happy to present these books in the order in which professor lewis preferred. Lewis is a world renowned author, especially popular for his fantasyfiction book series, the chronicles of narnia. Clerk to keep readers from associating the book with him. His novels generally have christian themes, and his best known work includes the the chronicles of narnia series including the lion, the witch, and the. Some people tell me its worth reading everything he wrote. He is best known today for his childrens series the chronicles of narnia. Lewis wrote his first science fiction book titled out of the silent planet which was published in 1938. Furthermore, much of the substance of the argument between ransom and weston in perelandra is found in lewis s book miracles. Test your knowledge on this just for fun quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others. January 21 audio of church leaders and the use of honorific titles. Lewis, originally published in 1947 and revised in 1960. Lewis, author of the chronicles of narnia, was a highly gifted writer in english.
Fill your ereader or tablet with the latest narnia ebooks and enhanced ebooks. Buy 101 classic cs lewis book titles writings of cs lewis direct from amazon a certified secure site click any book title below. Lewis presents tales of good and evil, faith and hope, for a new generation of readers to treasure as their own. C s lewis books biography and list of works author of the lion. Lewis, one of the best christian authors and minds in history. Born clive staple lewis and known as jack to his near and dear ones, c. Lewiss sevenbook series the chronicles of narnia, suffered an alteration made by american publishers. Some of the books in the series have since been turned into very. November 22nd, 1963 was an irish academic, novelist, and poet. To date, the narnia books have sold over 100 million copies and have been. A grief observed was published in 1961, a couple of years before he died, reflecting on the loss of joy in 1960. C s lewis books biography and list of works author of.
In february this year, the lion, the witch and the wardrobe was voted the best childrens book of all time, beating titles by j. Yes, he is the famous author of this muchloved series of books and movies. Lewis is commemorated on 22 november in the church calendar of the episcopal church. In the first part of the book, lewis discusses the law of human nature. Inappropriate the list including its title or description facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow goodreads member or author.
This coincidence was the inspiration for peter kreefts book between heaven and hell. Mere christianity, the screwtape letters, miracles, the great divorce, the problem of. Lewis argues for the logical validity of christianity, defends the religion from its critics, and looks in detail at what the life of a christian is like. Tolkien lewis reverted to the anglican church once more. Her loyalty, innocence, and bravery are what eventually earn her the title of lucy. Oct 06, 2014 buy 101 classic cs lewis book titles writings of cs lewis direct from amazon a certified secure site click any book title below. Lewis signature classics 8 volume box set contains. Secret theme behind narnia chronicles is based upon the. Although the magicians nephew was written several years after c. Lewis was a prolific irish writer and scholar best known for his chronicles of narnia fantasy series and his prochristian texts. The title is a reference to william blakes the marriage of heaven and hell, a concept that lewis found a disastrous error. Lewis clive staples lewis, privat auch jack genannt. Spam or selfpromotional the list is spam or selfpromotional.
This is one of the questions taken up by james como in c. Check out our revolutionary sidebyside summary and analysis. Follow his outofthisworld adventures in out of the silent planet, perelandra, and that hideous strength. The ceremony was performed in 1957, and she finally succumbed to the disease in 1960. Three essays by lewis and tillyard about poetry and whether it is about the person or the object. C s lewis biography and list of works c s lewis books. A gorgeous boxed set that includes all eight paperback volumes of the c. Lewis, the first thing to pop into your head will probably be narnia. Mere christianity summary from litcharts the creators of. Somewhat discontiguous in its approach, prince capsian. The space trilogy also plays on themes in lewis s essay religion and rocketry, which argues that as long as humanity remains flawed and sinful, our exploration of other planets will tend to do them more harm than good. Lewis responded with ten titles, ranging from virgils. Incorrect book the list contains an incorrect book please specify the title of the book.
He is best known for his fictional works, including the screwtape letters, the space trilogy, and the chronicles of narnia. Despite his predominantly atheistic outlook in earlier life, in 1931 perhaps following the persuasion of his close friend the legendary j. His novels generally have christian themes, and his best known work includes the the chronicles of narnia series including the lion, the witch, and the wardrobe and the space trilogy novels, a science fiction series. Harpercollins is happy to present these books in the order in which professor lewis. This book is excellent value for money because it contains the eight most important lewis classics, including mere christianity the greatest of them all, in a. Lewis was an irish author and scholar, born into a protestant family in belfast, though mostly resident in england. Lewis s the chronicles of narnia, a series that has become part of the canon of classic literature, drawing readers of all ages into a magical land with unforgettable characters for over fifty years. Clive staples lewis november 29, 1898 november 22, 1963, commonly referred to as c. Read this biography to learn more about his profile, childhood, life and timeline. This penlighten article provides a list of all the books by c. Lewis 18981963 was a british novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, theologian, broadcaster, and lecturer. Following this, lewis raised both her sons as his own.
Clive staples lewis 29 november 1898 22 november 1963 was a british writer and lay. Lewis won the hawthornden prize for his book the allegory of love, released in 1936. Ironically, many friends recommended the book to lewis as a method for dealing with his own grief. Asked in elvis presley how many books did elvis presley write. This book is excellent value for money because it contains the eight most important lewis classics, including mere christianity the greatest of them all, in a single volume. The book features a wolf named maugrim, whose name was changed to fenris ulf in the american publication. Boxed together for the first time, here are the signature spiritual works of one of the most celebrated literary figures of our time. Appropriate titles of equal value may be substituted if any of the. Oreilly an irish priest, philosopher, theologian, and physicist, oreilly 19161978 regularly lead discussions of mere christianity with groups of lay people. Find the complete list of narnia books, narnia news, and narnia movie announcements. Lewis books in publication order and chronological. Clive staples lewis, the bespectacled chair of medieval and renaissance literature at.
The official home of the chronicles of narnia by c. Lewis s seven book series the chronicles of narnia, suffered an alteration made by american publishers. Perhaps you could just edit the title of this list. Mere christianity, the screwtape letters, miracles, the. Lewiss answer to the question, what books did most to shape your vocational attitude and your philosophy of life. Lewis first began the chronicles of narnia, he wanted it to be read as the first book in the series. Lewis s book a grief observed describes his experience of bereavement in such a raw and personal fashion that he originally released it under the pseudonym n. Often hailed as the father of modern fantasy he was among the most versatile authors who wrote on a diverse range of topics and. Mere christianity, the screwtape letters, miracles, the great divorce, the problem of pain, a grief observed, the abolition of man, and the four loves 864. Lewis was an acclaimed irish fantasy novelist and christian faith author, who wrote the chronicles of narnia series. Browse a complete collection of his books, sign up for a monthly enewsletter, find additional resources, and more. He often said he wanted to write his autobiography.
Lewis was an internationally recognized literary figures, who is widely regarded as a pioneer of the childrens fantasy novels. A very short introduction, a recent title in the oxford university press series of compact. This illustration for the lion, the witch and the wardrobe represents. Rowling with her harry potter series, the lion, the witch, and the wardrobe, the first book of c. Dont let the title fool youthe resulting book is anything but mere. Browse the complete listing of the chronicles of narnia books, narnia ebooks, and narnia box sets by c. This is written for professional theologiansstudents, but also inquiring christians who have read lewiss works. Lewis published dymer, another book under the pseudonym clive hamilton. Lewis responded with ten titles, ranging from virgils aeneid to james boswells the life of samuel johnson and from george herberts the temple to boethiuss the consolation of philosophy. Lewis after his conversion, the pilgrims regress is, in a sense, the record of lewis s own search for meaning and spiritual satisfaction a search that eventually led him to christianity.15 309 1228 677 415 329 1136 993 485 242 693 443 241 1536 1371 455 80 987 500 31 1435 1 697 436 1320 1167 1506 1335 732 682 530 294 1297 571 620 478 437