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Legacy Library: C. S. Lewis

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Tagsnon-fiction (729), fiction (566), poetry (420), religion (227), literature (221), history (187), Christianity (183), biography (167), Date correct (151), biography/autobiography (149) — see all tags

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About meClive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963), commonly referred to as C. S. Lewis and known to his friends and family as Jack, was an Irish-born British novelist, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian and Christian apologist. He is also known for his fiction, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia and The Space Trilogy. (Wikipedia)

About my library"It was a large room with three big windows, and it was lined from floor to ceiling with books; more books than Lucy had ever seen before, tiny little books, fat and dumpy books, and books bigger than any church Bible you have ever seen, all bound in leather and smelling old and learned and magical."

- from "The Magician's Book", chapter ten of The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, by C. S. Lewis


This Legacy Library was catalogued by the following members (listed in alphabetical order): BOB81, bokai, cnb, DisassemblyOfReason, iowaboy277, janepriceestrada, MrsBond, and zwoolard.

Bibliography from the personal library of C. S. Lewis, housed at the Marion E. Wade Center, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois, USA.

GroupsChristianity, FantasyFans, Friends of Jack (C.S. Lewis), Inklings

Favorite authorsSaint Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria, Augustine, Jane Austen, Bernard of Clairvaux, Geoffrey Chaucer, G. K. Chesterton, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Samuel Johnson, Thomas à Kempis, George MacDonald, John Milton, William Morris, Blaise Pascal, Sir Walter Scott, Edmund Spenser, Thomas Aquinas, William Wordsworth (Shared favorites)

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Favorite librariesBodleian Library, Wheaton College - Marion E. Wade Center

Real nameC. S. Lewis

LocationOxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceFeb 5, 2009

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