C. S. Lewis The Screwtape Letters

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The Screwtape Letters

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A masterpiece of satire, this classic has entertained and enlightened readers the world over with its sly and ironic portrayal of human life from the vantage point of Screwtape, a senior tempter in the service of ‘Our Father Below.’ At once wildly comic, deadly serious, and strikingly original, C. S. Lewis gives us the correspondence of the worldly-wise old devil to his nephew Wormwood, a novice demon in charge of securing the damnation of an ordinary young man. The Screwtape Letters is the most engaging and humorous account of temptation—and triumph over it—ever written.

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"I read Lewis for comfort and pleasure many years ago, and a glance into the books revives my old admiration."--John Updike"If wit and wisdom, style and scholarship are requisites to passage through the pearly gates, Mr. Lewis will be among the angels."--"The New Yorker"Lewis, perhaps more than any other twentieth-century writer, forced those who listened to him and read his works to come to terms with their own philosophical presuppositions."--"Los Angeles Times

"This book is sparkling yet truly reverent, in fact a perfect joy, and should become a classic."--Guardian

"Why get a new "Screwtape Letters"? I love the feel and look of this annotated edition. ...I love the addition of red ink inside this book for the notes. There are a couple of hundred helpful annotations that first-time and veteran readers will find intriguing."--"Read the Spirit"

"["The Screwtape Letters"] show[s] his ability to dramatize: to set forth an attractive vision of the Christian life, proceeding by means of character and plot to narrate an engaging story, everything colorful, vibrant, and active."--Christianity Today

"C. S. Lewis understood, like few in the past century, just how deeply faith is both imaginative and rational."--Christianity Today

Why get a new "Screwtape Letters"? I love the feel and look of this annotated edition. I love the addition of red ink inside this book for the notes. There are a couple of hundred helpful annotations that first-time and veteran readers will find intriguing. --"Read the Spirit""

This book is sparkling yet truly reverent, in fact a perfect joy, and should become a classic. --Guardian"

["The Screwtape Letters"] show[s] his ability to dramatize: to set forth an attractive vision of the Christian life, proceeding by means of character and plot to narrate an engaging story, everything colorful, vibrant, and active. --Christianity Today"

C. S. Lewis understood, like few in the past century, just how deeply faith is both imaginative and rational. --Christianity Today"

Why get a new Screwtape Letters? I love the feel and look of this annotated edition. I love the addition of red ink inside this book for the notes. There are a couple of hundred helpful annotations that first-time and veteran readers will find intriguing. --Read the Spirit"

Excellent, hard-hitting, challenging, provoking. --Observer"

C.S. Lewis is the ideal persuader for the half-convinced, for the good man who would like to be a Christian but finds his intellect getting in the way. --New York Times Book Review"

Apparently this Oxford don and Cambridge professor is going to be around for a long time; he calls himself a dinosaur but he seems to speak to people where they are. --The Washington Post Book World"

[The Screwtape Letters] show[s] his ability to dramatize: to set forth an attractive vision of the Christian life, proceeding by means of character and plot to narrate an engaging story, everything colorful, vibrant, and active. --Christianity Today"

"Why get a new Screwtape Letters? I love the feel and look of this annotated edition. ...I love the addition of red ink inside this book for the notes. There are a couple of hundred helpful annotations that first-time and veteran readers will find intriguing."--Read the Spirit

"Excellent, hard-hitting, challenging, provoking."--Observer

"C.S. Lewis is the ideal persuader for the half-convinced, for the good man who would like to be a Christian but finds his intellect getting in the way."--New York Times Book Review

"Apparently this Oxford don and Cambridge professor is going to be around for a long time; he calls himself a dinosaur but he seems to speak to people where they are."--The Washington Post Book World

"[The Screwtape Letters] show[s] his ability to dramatize: to set forth an attractive vision of the Christian life, proceeding by means of character and plot to narrate an engaging story, everything colorful, vibrant, and active."--Christianity Today

-Why get a new Screwtape Letters? I love the feel and look of this annotated edition. ...I love the addition of red ink inside this book for the notes. There are a couple of hundred helpful annotations that first-time and veteran readers will find intriguing.---Read the Spirit

-This book is sparkling yet truly reverent, in fact a perfect joy, and should become a classic.---Guardian

-Excellent, hard-hitting, challenging, provoking.---Observer

-C.S. Lewis is the ideal persuader for the half-convinced, for the good man who would like to be a Christian but finds his intellect getting in the way.---New York Times Book Review

-Apparently this Oxford don and Cambridge professor is going to be around for a long time; he calls himself a dinosaur but he seems to speak to people where they are.---The Washington Post Book World

-[The Screwtape Letters] show[s] his ability to dramatize: to set forth an attractive vision of the Christian life, proceeding by means of character and plot to narrate an engaging story, everything colorful, vibrant, and active.---Christianity Today

-C. S. Lewis understood, like few in the past century, just how deeply faith is both imaginative and rational.---Christianity Today

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