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C.S. Lewis

Clive Staples Lewis was a Christian writer and thinker, as well as a student of world literature since his early youth, and here tells the story of his coming to Christianity. He wrote this book at the request of several of his readers and students. He was born in Ireland to very different, although both intelligent and well-read, parents, and so books were always a major part of his life. He and older brother shared their love for imagination and building elaborate worlds and cultures from the characters and mythologies they could dream up. From a very young age, Lewis' imagination and his reading brought him flashes of momentary pleasure and longing for a deeper experience of that same pleasure, simply Joy. He found friends all his life who taught him other means of appreciating literature and nature and finding more and more of the same...

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