C.S Lewis, full name; Clive Staples Lewis, born in Belfast, Ireland on November 29th, 1898. A novelist and scholar, born into a Protestant family and later became a resident of England. He is best known for his medieval literature. His two famous novels are Space Trilogy and The Chronicles of Narnia, which inspired many films today. He wrote over 30 books, mostly focusing on Christian apologetics and fantasy series.
The Life Of C.S Lewis
As a child, Lewis declared his name was ‘Jack’. He shared a close relationship with his older brother Warren. They spent most of their childhoods together. Lewis became interested in fantasy animals. He and his brother created an imaginary land of Boxen. He lost his mother at age 10 and received most his pre-college education from a tutor in boarding schools. Lewis served in the British army for some time and was later dismissed after an injury.
C.S Lewis studied classical philosophy and literature at Oxford University and graduated in 1925, and he was given a teaching position within the college. He later became part of a group known as The Inklings, where he was embracing Christianity faith with other members. In 1954, Lewis became a literature professor at Cambridge University and got married a year later to Joy Gresham, whom later died from cancer. He grieved tremendously and wrote the novel “A Grief Observed” to express his emotions. Lewis retired in 1963 from Cambridge University after experiencing heart problems. He died in the same of 1963, in Headington, Oxford.
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