Tag Archives: C.S. Lewis

Book Review: Bloom’s Major Literary Characters: Satan

Bloom’s Major Literary Characters:  Satan, edited by Harold Bloom This book was one that pleased me a great deal for a variety of reasons.  For one, the book itself consists of various essays that discuss what some literary critical writers … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tolkien And C.S. Lewis: The Gift Of Friendship

Tolkien And C.S. Lewis:  The Gift Of Friendship, by Colin Duriez There are not nearly enough books that have been written about the subject of friendship.  This particular book seeks to look at two particularly famous and illustrious friends who … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Complete Idiot’s Guide To The World Of Narnia

The Complete Idiot’s Guide To The World Of Narnia, by James S. Bell Jr. and Cheryl Dunlop For the record, my favorite book of the Chronicles of Narnia is A Horse And His Boy [1], a book that has always … Continue reading

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Book Review: Letters To Malcolm

Letters To Malcolm:  Chiefly On Prayer, by C.S. Lewis As someone who has read a lot of the writings of C.S. Lewis, this book is a fascinating one.  For one, it should be noted in deference to the author that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Pilgrim’s Guide

The Pilgrim’s Guide:  C.S. Lewis And The Art Of Witness, edited by David Mills It is always a somewhat ominous sign when a book seeks to defend the reason for its existence and acknowledges a cultlike atmosphere when it comes … Continue reading

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Book Review: C.S. Lewis’ Mere Christianity: A Biography

C.S. Lewis’ Mere Christianity:  A Biography, by George M. Marsden I must admit that this is the first time I have ever read a biography of a book, at least that I can remember.  To be sure, there are a … Continue reading

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Book Review: C.S. Lewis: Spinner Of Tales

C.S. Lewis:  Spinner Of Tales:  A Guide To His Fiction, by Evan K. Gibson The author shows himself to be a sensitive and thoughtful reader of the large body of fictional literature produced by C.S. Lewis during his lifetime, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Year With Aslan

A Year With Aslan:  Daily Reflections From The Chronicles Of Narnia, by C.S. Lewis I wanted to like this book more than I actually did.  Perhaps if I had read this book over the course of a year rather than … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Magician’s Book

The Magician’s Book:  A Skeptic’s Adventures In Narnia, by Laura Miller I liked this book better than I feared I would like it but not as much as I would have preferred to like it.  To be sure, I knew … Continue reading

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Book Review: Further Up & Further In

Further Up & Further In:  Understanding C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe, by Bruce Edwards As far as textual criticism goes, this book is an enjoyable and brief example.  Yet this book, although it is short, presents some … Continue reading

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