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C.S. Lewis (1898–1963)

C.S. Lewis was born in 1898 and brought up in a very strict, religious household. While he was quite young, his mother died of cancer but the "stiff upper lip" in favour at the time meant he wasn't allowed to grieve. He became an Oxford don and led a sheltered life. He seriously questioned his religious beliefs and finally left the church. The ... See full bio »

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  The Silver Chair (TV Series) (novel - 3 episodes, 1990) (novel "The Chronicles of Narmia" - 1 episode, 1990)
- Episode #1.4 (1990) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... (novel "The Chronicles of Narmia")
  Prince Caspian and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader (TV Series) (novel "The Chronicles of Narnia" - 3 episodes, 1989) (novel - 2 episodes, 1989) (writer - 1 episode, 1989)
- Voyage of the Dawn Treader: Part 4 (1989) ... (novel "The Chronicles of Narnia")
- Voyage of the Dawn Treader: Part 3 (1989) ... (novel)
- Voyage of the Dawn Treader: Part 2 (1989) ... (writer)
- Voyage of the Dawn Treader: Part 1 (1989) ... (novel)
- Prince Caspian: Part 2 (1989) ... (novel "The Chronicles of Narnia")
  The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe (TV Series) (novel - 5 episodes, 1988) (book "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" - 1 episode, 1988)
- Episode #1.6 (1988) ... (book "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe")
- Episode #1.5 (1988) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... (novel)
 1979 The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (TV Movie) (written by)
 1967 The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (TV Series) (novel - 10 episodes)
- The Battle (1967) ... (novel)
- The Triumph of the Witch (1967) ... (novel)
- Peter's First Battle (1967) ... (novel)
- Aslan Is Coming (1967) ... (novel)

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Out of the Silent Planet (Science Fiction) isbn 002086910X See more »

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4 Biographical Movies | 18 Print Biographies | 6 Articles | See more »


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A man who was merely a man and said the sort of things Jesus said would not be a great moral teacher. He would either be a lunatic - on the level with a man who says he is a poached egg - or he would be the devil of hell. You must take your choice. Either this was, and is, the Son of God, or else a madman or something worse. You can shut Him up for a fool or you can fall at His feet and call Him ... See more »


In the Narnia Chronicles, Lewis often uses relevant words from foreign languages to name important characters. For instance, "aslan" is the Turkish word for "lion," and the French word "jadis" means "of old" (in his first Narnia book, "The Lion, the Witch, and The Wardrobe"). Lewis says that the White Witch, whose name is later revealed to be Jadis, uses the "Old Magic," but Aslan's magic is even... See more »



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