Boxen: the imaginary world of the young C.S. Lewis, Volume 1985, Part 2

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Collins, 1985 - Fiction - 206 pages
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A collection of maps, histories, sketches, and stories created by C.S. Lewis as a child to describe his private fantasy world, known as Animal-Land or Boxen. A scholarly introduction explains the stories in the context of Lewis's life.

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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

The most notable iprovement in this version over the 1985 one is that it reproduces, sometimes in color, much of the original text , illustrations and maps, as originally handwritten (or in the case of some texts, typed) by the Lewuis brothers when children (sometimes with very erratic spelling). Read full review

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User Review  - FFortuna - LibraryThing

Adorable. Some hints of Lewis's later books are visible, but I see more hints of the kinds of books he was reading then. (Very advanced, of course.) Besides the stories that were still extant are ... Read full review


Introduction by Walter Hooper
The Boxen Manuscripts

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