A Far Off Country: A Guide to C.S. Lewis' Fantasy Fiction by Martha C. Sammons
A Far Off Country: A Guide to C.S. Lewis' Fantasy Fiction
Author: Martha C. Sammons
Title: A Far Off Country: A Guide to C.S. Lewis' Fantasy Fiction
ISBN10: 0761815872
ISBN13: 978-0761815877
Format: .PDF .EPUB .FB2
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Publisher: UPA; n edition (January 19, 2000)
Language: English
Size pdf: 1827 kb
Size epub: 1245 kb
Rating: 4.4 ✪
Votes: 481
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: History & Criticism
A Far-Off Country offers a comprehensive introduction to C.S. Lewis' major works of fantasy fiction: The Chronicles of Narnia, The Space Trilogy, and Till We Have Faces. Drawing on Lewis' manuscripts as well as unpublished letters, Sammons provides a detailed background for the novels, including biographical information on Lewis as it pertains to each work. She thoroughly investigates the characters, symbols, and themes of the novels, highlighting the Christian doctrines that are embedded in them in addition to the many Biblical parallels. Sammons also includes numerous references from Lewis' other books, ultimately relating the ideas presented in his written works to his Christian beliefs. Exhaustive in its analysis yet accessible to a wide audience, this book will excite those in search of an insightful guide to Lewis' works.