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Overview Lavishly illustrated with numerous photos from the whole life of Lewis, this captivating biography by an expert on the life and writings of Lewis presents an engrossing portrait of the man "who created Narnia." (Motivation)
Publishers Description Michael Coren, an expert on the life and writings of Lewis, presents an engrossing biography for young people and adults of the man "who created Narnia." Following in the wake of the first of several theatrical major feature flms from Lewis's "Chronicles of Narnia," this biography, lavishly illustrated with numerous photos from the whole life of Lewis, is written in a captivating way that it will appeal to all ages, yough and adults alike. Starting with "Beginnings," Coren tells of the fascinating details of the childhood and youth of Lewis, one that was, in Lewis's own words full of "long corridors, attics explored in solitude, sunlit rooms and endless books." It continues with his studies at Oxford, his subsequent celebrated teaching career at Oxford, his wonderful friendships with other great writers like J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, G.K. Chesterton and George Sayer, his meeting and marriage with Joy Davidman, and how he dealt with the sorror of her death. The book especially focuses on how Lewis created his wonderful Narnia tales which became seven books that resulted in perhaps the most widely read set of children's Christian allegories, THE CHRONICLES OF NARRNIA.
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More About Michael Coren
MICHAEL COREN is the bestselling author of fifteen books, including biographies of G.K. Chesterton, H.G. Wells, Arthur Conan Doyle, J.R.R. Tolkien, and C.S. Lewis. He is the host of the talk show "The Arena" on the SUN News Network and also writes a syndicated column for ten daily newspapers. His last two books are Why Catholics Are Right and Heresy.
Michael Coren has an academic affiliation as follows - Consultant Paediatrician, St. Mary's Hospital, London, UK.