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Mere Christianity 21,359 copies, 185 reviews
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The Problem of Pain 7,234 copies, 51 reviews
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That Hideous Strength (Author) 6,847 copies, 75 reviews
A Grief Observed 6,811 copies, 86 reviews
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Miracles 4,893 copies, 25 reviews
The Weight of Glory 2,631 copies, 15 reviews
Reflections on the Psalms 2,543 copies, 13 reviews
The Space Trilogy (Author) 2,045 copies, 14 reviews
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An Experiment in Criticism 926 copies, 13 reviews
Broadcast Talks 845 copies, 1 review
The Collected Works of C.S. Lewis 804 copies, 4 reviews
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Letters to an American Lady 758 copies, 8 reviews
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George Macdonald: An Anthology (Editor) 669 copies, 5 reviews
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Christian behaviour 257 copies, 1 review
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Lucy Steps Through the Wardrobe 195 copies, 3 reviews
C. S. Lewis on Joy 185 copies, 2 reviews
C. S. Lewis on Grief 173 copies, 1 review
Wisdom of Narnia 162 copies, 1 review
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Selected Literary Essays 123 copies, 2 reviews
Selected Books 110 copies
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Spenser's Images of Life 66 copies, 1 review
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Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) was a British writer and lay theologian. He held academic positions in English literature at both Oxford University (Magdalen College, 1925–1954) and Cambridge University (Magdalene College, 1954–1963). He is best known for his works of fiction, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Space Trilogy, and for his non-fiction Christian apologetics, such as Mere Christianity, Miracles, and The Problem of Pain.

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.[1] According to Lewis's memoir Surprised by Joy, he was baptised in the Church of Ireland, but fell away from his faith during adolescence. Lewis returned to Anglicanism at the age of 32, owing to the influence of Tolkien and other friends, and he became an "ordinary layman of the Church of England".[2] Lewis's faith profoundly affected his work, and his wartime radio broadcasts on the subject of Christianity brought him wide acclaim.

Lewis wrote more than 30 books[3] 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 and have been popularised on stage, TV, radio, and cinema. His philosophical writings are widely cited by Christian apologists from many denominations.

In 1956, Lewis married American writer Joy Davidman; she died of cancer four years later at the age of 45. Lewis died on 22 November 1963 from kidney failure, one week before his 65th birthday. In 2013, on the 50th anniversary of his death, Lewis was honoured with a memorial in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey.
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C. S. Lewis first published A Grief Observed under the alias "N. W. Clerk". Don't separate that name, unless there will ever be an author called N. W. Clerk turning up.

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