Paperback. Pages: 256 Publisher: Harper The world-famous satirical novel in which a Senior Devil tutors a Junior Devil in a series of sly but increasingly frustrated letters. This new edition. Heralding the release of Screwtape as a new cinema film. Is beautifully illustrated with humorous cartoons by the artist Papas.This classic masterpiece of satire has entertained and enlightened readers the world over with its sly and ironic portrayal of human life and foibles from the vantage point of Screwtape. a highly placed assistant to 'Our Father Below' . Now this most engaging account of temptation - and triumph over it - is in production as a theatrical film release. and it is the perfect time to discover (or rediscover) the beautifully written satanical satire that is The Screwtape Letters.At once wildly comic . deadly serious and strikingly original. CS Lewis gives us the cor...
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‘A mixture of wit, insight and brilliance of the kind you rarely meet. ‘ STEPHEN FRY
'It's a firework, it's abrasively funny and exhilarating to read.' Sunday Times
‘The book is sparkling yet truly reverent, in fact a perfect joy, and should become a classic.’ Guardian
‘Excellent, hard-hitting, challenging, provoking.’ ObserverFrom the Back Cover:
The Deluxe Illustrated Edition of a Timeless Classic
First published in 1942, The Screwtape Letters has sold millions of copies world-wide and is recognized as a milestone in the history of popular theology. A masterpiece of satire, it entertains readers with its sly and ironic portrayal of human life and foibles from the vantage point of Screwtape, a highly placed assistant to "Our Father Below." At once wildly comic, deadly serious, and strikingly original, The Screwtape Letters is the most engaging account of temptation--and triumph over it--ever written. With beautiful color illustrations by the artist Papas throughout, this new edition also includes C. S. Lewis's own drawing of Screwtape, as well as a retrospective essay written twenty years after the original publication.
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Book Description Harper, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11000727355X