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Lewis and Pullman on the same list?

C. S. Lewis and Philip Pullman are seen as chalk and cheese, but William Whyte says they common ground

ON THE face of it, it seems rather odd to find both C. S. Lewis and Philip Pullman in the same Church Times list of the top ten children's books. One is the perennial favourite of Evangelical Christians; the other a sort of celebrity atheist.

Lewis's books have been attacked for their racism and sexism. Pullman's, by contrast, were described in the Catholic Herald, no less, as the stuff of nightmares, worthy only of the bonfire. I guess they just don't like gay ...

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