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Harcourt Brace & Company, Oct 7, 2002 - Poetry - 168 pages
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Although C.S. Lewis never published a book of verse during his lifetime, he wrote poetry from the age of fourteen. This poetic impulse is evident in much of Lewis's work, including his first prose piece, "The Pilgrim's Regress, " which contains a number of short lyrics, and in his novel "Till We Have Faces, " which had its beginnings as a long poem.

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User Review  - J. Alfred - Goodreads

Since I read some of Lewis's early poems, I've been saying that he's an indifferent poet at best, probably because it's nice to be able to feel a little bit patronizing even to those we admire ... Read full review

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User Review  - Prudence - Goodreads

I never knew Lewis beyond his most famous works (eg, Narnia Collection, Screwtape Letters). I happened to find this collection of poems at a used book store and was thrilled to learn he wrote poetry as well. I loved this collection. Read full review

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C. S. Lewis (1898-1963) gained international renown for an impressive array of beloved works both popular and scholarly: literary criticism, children's literature, fantasy literature, and numerous books on theology. Among his most celebrated achievements are Out of the Silent Planet, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Screwtape Letters, The Four Loves, and Surprised by Joy.

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