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Books in brief

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06 December 2013

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FIFTY years after C. S. Lewis's death, Lion Hudson has brought out a new edition of a reference book whose first form in Britain was The C. S. Lewis Handbook (Monarch, 1990). It is now The A-Z of C. S. Lewis: An encyclopedia of his life, thought and writings by Colin Duriez (£14.99 (£13.50); 978-0-7459-5586-5), and provides biographical information and explanation of references found in C. S. Lewis's works.

 

The Ideal of Kingship in the Writings of Charles Williams, C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien: Divine kingship is reflected in Middle-Earth, by Christopher Scarf, is a study of the work of three Oxford Inklings, which was the subject of the author's doctorate. There is a commendation on the back cover from Dr Brian Horne, chairman of the Charles Williams Society (James Clarke & Co., £25; 978-0-227-17401-2).

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