Becoming Mrs. Lewis: The Improbable Love Story of Joy Davidman and C. S. Lewis (Paperback)Patti Callahan (author)
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***SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 ROMANTIC NOVEL AWARDS***
'Luminous and penetrating' Paula McLain
A heart-rending historical romance.
Poet, atheist, and communist, New Yorker Joy Davidman is an unconventional woman--and an unlikely partner for an English academic and theologian. And when she starts a correspondence with Narnia author C. S. Lewis, she isn't looking for love. Her own marriage crumbling, she seeks refuge in her work and guidance from a writer she admires. But in Joy's letters Lewis discovers a kindred spirit and an intellect to equal his own. Bonding over a shared love of literature and ideas, a deep connection is forged between the two. Embarking on the adventure of a lifetime, Joy travels from America to England and back again. Facing heartbreak and poverty, discovering friendship and faith, against all the odds, the couple struggle to secure a love that will endure forever.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 398 g
Dimensions: 197 x 133 x 44 mm
Edition: ITPE Edition
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I knew a little about C.S. Lewis and Joy Davidman/Gresham from a film I watched years ago, Shadowlands. So I was already interested in the story of the two writers and how they came to be married. But Becoming Mrs... More
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