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Review: The Narnian: The Life and Imagination of CS Lewis

User Review  - Goodreads

I've read a number of Lewis bios and found this one to be one of the most comprehensive and easy to read. Very well done! Read full review

Review: The Narnian: The Life and Imagination of CS Lewis

User Review  - Goodreads

In The Narnian, Alan Jacobs wanted to write a biography of CS Lewis, but not one that brought out a lot of extraneous details of his life. He wanted to concentrate mainly on what made him “the Narnian ... Read full review

Review: The Narnian: The Life and Imagination of CS Lewis

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While not myself a super-fan of the Narnia universe, I found this portrait of its creator valuable and fascinating for a number of reasons. Trying to understand the interior life of any thinker can be ... Read full review

Review: The Narnian: The Life and Imagination of CS Lewis

User Review  - Rob - Goodreads

While not myself a super-fan of the Narnia universe, I found this portrait of its creator valuable and fascinating for a number of reasons. Trying to understand the interior life of any thinker can be ... Read full review

Review: The Narnian: The Life and Imagination of CS Lewis

User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

Jacobs is never afraid to sanely deal with issues other biographers have quibbled over; he interweaves the life with the imagination in a wonderful way, never trying to prove more than can be proved ... Read full review

Review: The Narnian: The Life and Imagination of CS Lewis

User Review  - Goodreads

Jacobs is never afraid to sanely deal with issues other biographers have quibbled over; he interweaves the life with the imagination in a wonderful way, never trying to prove more than can be proved ... Read full review

Review: The Narnian: The Life and Imagination of CS Lewis

User Review  - Matt Huff - Goodreads

Top notch. An excellent treatment of Lewis' life, imagination, and love for story. Read full review

Review: The Narnian: The Life and Imagination of CS Lewis

User Review  - Goodreads

Top notch. An excellent treatment of Lewis' life, imagination, and love for story. Read full review

Review: The Narnian: The Life and Imagination of CS Lewis

User Review  - Goodreads

The parts about Lewis' life were very interesting. The parts connecting Lewis' life to his works were sometimes interesting, but sometimes went on well past my interest. It was an interesting mix of biography and literary criticism/analysis. Read full review

Review: The Narnian: The Life and Imagination of CS Lewis

User Review  - Goodreads

Excellent book about an extraordinary person. This biography helps me understand and appreciate the subject's books better. I highly recommend this book. Read full review

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