C.S. Lewis

Theologian, essayist and creator of Narnia.

C.S. Lewis

Biography

Date of Birth: 29 November 1898

Date of Death: 21 November 1963

Best known in literary circles for writing The Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis also wrote many essays as a Christian apologist. The Screwtape Letters is a superb fiction cataloguing the letters of a demon, Screwtape, to his demon nephew charged with ensnaring a newly converted Christian.

On November 22nd 2013, the fiftieth anniversary of his death, C.S. Lewis was memorialised in Poets' Corner of Westminster Abbey. His stone plaque sits between John Betjeman and William Blake.

A new biography published in September 2013, C. S. Lewis: A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet, explores the life and works of the celebrated author from a modern perspective.

Book and writing awards

The CILIP Carnegie Medal for 1956 (The Last Battle).

Similar authors

A.A. Milne, J.R.R. Tolkien, G.K. Chesterton and E. Nesbit.

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The Screwtape Letters

The Screwtape Letters

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A milestone in the history of popular theology, 'The Screwtape Letters' is an iconic classic on spiritual warfare and the power of the devil. This profound and striking narrative takes the form of a series of letters from Screwtape, a...
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The Complete Chronicles of Narnia - The Chronicles of Narnia

The Complete Chronicles of Narnia - The Chronicles of Narnia (Hardback)

by C. S. Lewis, et al.

Format: Hardback 528 pages
Published: 02/10/2000
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All seven tales in The Chronicles of Narnia are bound together, with full-colour illustrations, in one magnificent hardcover volume with a personal... Read more

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The Chronicles of Narnia

The Chronicles of Narnia (Paperback)

by C. S. Lewis, et al.

Format: Paperback 768 pages
Published: 01/10/2001
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The Chronicles of Narnia have enchanted millions of readers over the last fifty years and the magical events described in C.S. Lewis's immortal... Read more

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - The Chronicles of Narnia 2

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - The Chronicles of Narnia 2 (Paperback)

by Pauline Baynes, et al.

Format: Paperback 192 pages
Published: 25/07/1998
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Prince Caspian - The Chronicles of Narnia 4

Prince Caspian - The Chronicles of Narnia 4 (Paperback)

by C. S. Lewis, et al.

Format: Paperback 192 pages
Published: 27/11/1998
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A full-colour paperback edition of Prince Caspian, book four in the classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia. This edition is complete with... Read more

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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader - The Chronicles of Narnia 5

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader - The Chronicles of Narnia 5 (Paperback)

by C. S. Lewis

Format: Paperback 224 pages
Published: 01/10/2009
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Introducing the fifth book of the newly designed Narnia classics. Perfect for those seeking a contemporary take on The Chronicles of Narnia. Book... Read more

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The Silver Chair - The Chronicles of Narnia 6

The Silver Chair - The Chronicles of Narnia 6 (Paperback)

by C. S. Lewis

Format: Paperback 224 pages
Published: 01/10/2009
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A beautiful paperback edition of The Silver Chair, book six in the classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia. This edition is complete with... Read more

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The Horse and His Boy - The Chronicles of Narnia 3

The Horse and His Boy - The Chronicles of Narnia 3 (Paperback)

by C. S. Lewis, et al.

Format: Paperback 192 pages
Published: 05/10/1998
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A full-colour paperback edition of The Horse and His Boy, book three in the classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia. This edition is... Read more

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The Magician's Nephew - The Chronicles of Narnia 1

The Magician's Nephew - The Chronicles of Narnia 1 (Paperback)

by C. S. Lewis, et al.

Format: Paperback 192 pages
Published: 27/11/1998
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A full-colour paperback edition of The Magician's Nephew, book one in the classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia. This edition is... Read more

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The Last Battle - (Delete) The Chronicles of Narnia S. 7

The Last Battle - (Delete) The Chronicles of Narnia S. 7 (Paperback)

by C. S. Lewis, et al.

Format: Paperback 192 pages
Published: 27/10/1998
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The Screwtape Letters: Letters from a Senior to a Junior Devil - C. S. Lewis Signature Classic

The Screwtape Letters: Letters from a Senior to a Junior Devil - C. S. Lewis Signature Classic (Paperback)

by C. S. Lewis

Format: Paperback 224 pages
Published: 12/04/2012
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The Great Divorce - C. S. Lewis Signature Classic

The Great Divorce - C. S. Lewis Signature Classic (Paperback)

by C. S. Lewis

Format: Paperback 160 pages
Published: 12/04/2012
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C.S. Lewis's dazzling allegory about heaven and hell - and the chasm fixed between them - is one of his most brilliantly imaginative tales, as... Read more

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The Discarded Image: An Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance Literature - Canto Classics

The Discarded Image: An Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance Literature - Canto Classics (Paperback)

by C. S. Lewis

Format: Paperback 238 pages
Published: 29/03/2012
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The Discarded Image paints a lucid picture of the medieval world view, providing the historical and cultural background to the literature of the... Read more

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Boxen: Childhood Chronicles Before Narnia

Boxen: Childhood Chronicles Before Narnia (Paperback)

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Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 04/03/2010
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The lost tales of 'Animal-land', written and illustrated by C.S. Lewis and his brother Warnie, which they developed into the chronicles of... Read more

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The Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition - Canto Classics

The Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition - Canto Classics (Paperback)

by C. S. Lewis

Format: Paperback 488 pages
Published: 07/11/2013
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The Allegory of Love is a landmark study of a powerful and influential medieval conception. C. S. Lewis explores the sentiment called 'courtly... Read more

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The Problem of Pain - C. S. Lewis Signature Classic

The Problem of Pain - C. S. Lewis Signature Classic (Paperback)

by C. S. Lewis

Format: Paperback 176 pages
Published: 12/04/2012
Publisher: William Collins

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For centuries people have been tormented by one question above all - 'If God is good and all-powerful, why does he allow his creatures to suffer... Read more

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Mere Christianity - C. S. Lewis Signature Classic

Mere Christianity - C. S. Lewis Signature Classic (Paperback)

by C. S. Lewis

Format: Paperback 256 pages
Published: 12/04/2012
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One of the most popular and beloved introductions to the concept of faith ever written, 'Mere Christianity' has sold millions of copies... Read more

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Surprised by Joy - C. S. Lewis Signature Classic

Surprised by Joy - C. S. Lewis Signature Classic (Paperback)

by C. S. Lewis

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 12/04/2012
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For many years an atheist, C. S. Lewis vividly describes the spiritual quest that convinced him of the truth and reality of Christianity, in his... Read more

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