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Jack

A Life of C.S. Lewis
  • By George Sayer
  • Foreword by Lyle W. Dorsett
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As I walked away from New Buildings, I found the man that Lewis had called -Tollers- sitting on one of the stone steps in front of the arcade.

-How did you get on?- he asked.

-I think rather well. I think he will be a most interesting tutor to have.-

-Interesting? Yes, he's certainly that, - said the man, who I later learned was J. R. R. Tolkien. -You'll never get to the bottom of him.-

Over the next twenty-nine years, author George Sayer's first impression about C. S. Lewis proved true. He was interesting; but he was more than just that. He was a devout Christian, gifted literary scholar, best-selling author, and brilliant apologist. Sayer draws from a variety of sources, including his close friendship with Lewis and the million-word diary of Lewis's brother, to paint a portrait of the man whose friends knew him as Jack.

Offering glimpses into Lewis's extraordinary relationships and experiences, Jack details the great scholar's life at the Kilns; days at Magdalen College; meetings with the Inklings; marriage to Joy Davidman Gresham; and the creative process that produced such world-famous works as the classic Chronicles of Narnia, Mere Christianity, and The Screwtape Letters.

This book is an intimate account of the man who helped--and through his works, continues to help--generations hear and understand the heart of Christianity.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781581347395
    • Manufacturer: Crossway Books
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781581347395
    • Publication Date: 06/01/2005
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: George Sayer
    • Page Count: 457
    • Width: 6.30 inches
    • Height: 0.97 inches
    • Length: 8.78 inches
    • Weight: 1.18 pounds
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