Jack: C. S. Lewis and His Times

Overview

Numerous biographies have been written about this great theologian, literary critic, and novelist, but we have found this to be the best.

Sayer describes Lewis' early years, hinting at childhood evidence of the brilliance and eccentricity that would later become Lewis' hallmarks. He discusses Lewis' academic career, his life-transforming conversion to Christianity, and the role of religion in his life. With honesty and compassion, he covers Lewis' controversial relationship with...

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Overview

Numerous biographies have been written about this great theologian, literary critic, and novelist, but we have found this to be the best.

Sayer describes Lewis' early years, hinting at childhood evidence of the brilliance and eccentricity that would later become Lewis' hallmarks. He discusses Lewis' academic career, his life-transforming conversion to Christianity, and the role of religion in his life. With honesty and compassion, he covers Lewis' controversial relationship with Mrs. Moore and his passionate marriage to Joy Davidman.

Jack sheds new light on Lewis's academic career, discusses his religious experience, and deals frankly with his romantic relationships. 10 cassettes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455158225
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/20/2012
  • Format: CD
  • Pages: 11
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 6.70 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

George Sayer (1914–2005) headed the English department at Mavern College in Worcestershire until his retirement in 1974. While there, he and Lewis held long literary discussions on their frequent walks through the countryside. Sayer and Lewis maintained a long friendship.

Frederick Davidson (1932–2005), also known as David Case, was one of the most prolific readers in the audiobook industry, recording more than eight hundred audiobooks in his lifetime, including over two hundred for Blackstone Audio. Born in London, he trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and performed for many years in radio plays for the British Broadcasting Company before coming to America in 1976. He received AudioFile's Golden Voice Award and numerous Earphones Awards and was nominated for a Grammy for his readings.

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