Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was a British academic and writer, born in Belfast.
His books include the medieval study The Allegory of Love (1936), and the space fiction Out of the Silent Planet (1938). He was a committed Christian and wrote essays in popular theology such as The Screwtape Letters (1942) and Mere Christianity (1952); the autobiographical Surprised by Joy (1955); and a series of books of Christian allegory for children, set in the magic land of Narnia, including The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe 1950.
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C. S. Lewis was a novelist, poet, academic and literary critic.