The Great Divorce - C.S. Lewis Signature Classics
|Author:||C. S. Lewis|
|Series:||C. S. Lewis Signature Classic Ser.|
In "The Great Divorce, " C.S. Lewis's classic vision of the Afterworld, the narrator boards a bus on a drizzly English afternoon and embarks on an incredible voyage through Heaven and Hell. He meets a host of supernatural beings far removed from his expectations, and comes to some significant realizations about the nature of good and evil.A stunning new edition of this timeless allegory of heaven and hell, repackaged and rebranded as part of the C.S. Lewis Signature Classics range.
'There is attractive imagery and amusing satire! There are exciting speculations! Mr. Lewis rouses curiosity about life after death only to sharpen awareness of this world.' The Guardian
Born in Ireland in 1898, C.S. Lewis gained a triple First at Oxford and was Fellow and Tutor at Magdalen College from 1925-1954. In 1954 he becames Professor of Mediaeval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge. C.S. Lewis was for many years an atheist, vividly describing his conversion in his autobiography Surprised by Joy :! "the most dejected and reluctant convert in all England." One of the most gifted and influential Christian writers of the century, he is also celebrated for his award-winning series of children's books, the Narnia Chronicles,as well as his literary criticism and science fiction. He died on 22 November 1963.