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This site offers study guides and discussion questions for book clubs, small groups, and individuals interested in reading the works of C. S. Lewis.

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C. S. Lewis's writing desk in his Oxford home, "The Kilns."  Note the heavy wool blackout curtains from WWII.

 


C. S. Lewis (1898-1963) was a professor of Medieval and Renaissance literature, first at Oxford and later at Cambridge.   However, he is best known as author of the children’s fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia, and Christian apologetics, such as Mere Christianity.

Why has he remained a perennial favorite through the decades?  Perhaps Lewis puts it best in the conclusion to his book, An Experiment in Criticism: "... in reading great literature I become a thousand men and yet remain myself.... Here, as in worship, in love, in moral action, and in knowing, I transcend myself; and am never more myself than when I do."



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