From the September, 2001 issue of Touchstone
C. S. Lewis Fascinating Lewis by Dale Nelson

Fascinating Lewis

We Remember C. S. Lewis
edited by David Graham
Nashville: Broadman and Holman, 2001
(162 pages; $12.99, paper)

reviewed by Dale Nelson

A C. S. Lewis who had real failings, as well as the generous Lewis, the wise Lewis, and the popular wartime broadcasting Lewis, appears in this book of biographical vignettes. Graham has succeeded in giving us a varied, and sometimes enlightening, compilation. Despite the title, the book also includes a few pieces by people, such as Philip Yancey and Charles Colson, who never met Lewis.

Joan O’Hare was a working-class girl, embarrassed by her North Country accent, who became one of Lewis’s first woman students (Oxford, 1941). Her w . . .


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