C S Lewis

Clive Staples Lewis (C S Lewis, 1898 – 1963) was a British writer and lay theologian. He held academic positions in English literature at both Oxford University and Cambridge University. He is best known for his works of fiction. Especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Space Trilogy. As well as for his non fiction Christian apologetics. Such as Mere Christianity, Miracles, and The Problem of Pain. But he is also a great poet.

Lewis and fellow novelist J. R. R. Tolkien were close friends. They both served on the English faculty at Oxford University and were active in the informal Oxford literary group known as the Inklings.

Lewis wrote more than thirty books which have been translated into more than 30 languages and have sold millions of copies. The books that make up The Chronicles of Narnia have sold the most. They have been popularised on stage, TV, radio, and cinema. His writings are widely cited by Christian apologists from many denominations.

To date, the Narnia books have sold over 100 million copies and been transformed into three major motion pictures.

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