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Easton Press. Norwalk, CT. 1993. C.S. Lewis "The Chronicles of Narnia". A Limited Edition Collector's set in 7 volumes. This extraordinary set of books will make an excellent addition to your library or as a fantastic gift for the serious collector. Beautifully illustrated and bound in full genuine leather with elegant gold detailing.
This seven volume collection from Easton Press includes:
Book Dimensions: 8.5" x 6"
About The Chronicles of NarniaIn the never-ending war between good and evil, The Chronicles of Narnia set the stage for battles of epic proportions. Some take place in vast fields, where the forces of light and darkness clash. But other battles occur within the small chambers of the heart and are equally decisive. Journeys to the ends of the world, fantastic creatures, betrayals, heroic deeds and friendships won and lost—all come together in an unforgettable world of magic.
Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954, when he was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement. He wrote more than thirty books, allowing him to reach a vast audience, and his works continue to attract thousands of new readers every year.
His most distinguished and popular accomplishments include Mere Christianity, Out of the Silent Planet, The Great Divorce, The Screwtape Letters, and the universally acknowledged classics The Chronicles of Narnia. To date, the Narnia books have sold over 100 million copies and been transformed into three major motion pictures.
Clive Staples Lewis, commonly
called C. S. Lewis and known to his friends and family as "Jack", was a
novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay
theologian, and Christian apologist. Born in Belfast, Ireland, he held
academic positions at both Oxford University (Magdalen College),
1925–1954, and Cambridge University (Magdalene College), 1954–1963. He
is best known both for his fictional work, especially The Screwtape
Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Space Trilogy, and for his
non-fiction Christian apologetics, such as Mere Christianity, Miracles,
and The Problem of Pain.
Lewis and fellow novelist J. R. R. Tolkien were close friends. Both
authors served on the English faculty at Oxford University, and both
were active in the informal Oxford literary group known as the
"Inklings". According to his memoir Surprised by Joy, Lewis had been
baptized in the Church of Ireland (part of the Anglican Communion) at
birth, but fell away from his faith during his adolescence. Owing to the
influence of Tolkien and other friends, at the age of 32 Lewis returned
to the Anglican Communion, becoming "a very ordinary layman of the
Church of England". His faith had a profound effect on his work, and
his wartime radio broadcasts on the subject of Christianity brought him
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