Lewis continues to attract a wide r eader ship. In 20 08 , T he Times ranked him eleventh on their list of "the 50 greatest British writerssince 1945". Readers of his fiction are often unaware of what Lewis considered the Christian themes of his works. L e w i s' s w o r k s h a ve be e n translated into more than 30 languages and havesold millions of copies. The books that make up The Chronicles of Narnia have sold the most and have been popularised on stage, TV, radio and cinema.
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C. S. Lewis
His father was Albert James Lewis (1863– 1929), a solicitor whose father, Richard, had come toIreland from Wales during the mid 19th century. His mother was Florence Augusta Lewis, née Hamilton (1862– 1908), known as Flora.
The Chronicles of Narnia
The Chronicles of Narnia is a series of sevenfantasy novels for children and is considered a classic of children's literature. Written between 1949 and 1954 and illustrated by Pauline Baynes, the series is Lewis's most popular work, having soldover 100 million copies in 41 languages (Kelly 2006) (Guthmann 2005). It has been adapted several times, complete or in part, for radio, television, stage and cinema. The books contain Christian ideasintended to be easily accessible to young readers. In addition to Christian themes, Lewis also borrows characters from Greek and Roman mythology as well as traditional British and Irish fairy tales. ,most dealing implicitly with Christian themes such as sin, humanity's fall from grace, and redemption.
Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963), commonly referred to as C. S....