The Church Times: “CS Lewis’s Lofty Imagination”

“The Narnia books are a fusion of Lewis’s lifelong love of literature, his Christian faith, and the experiences of his own childhood: the latter most obviously in The Magician’s Nephew, where Digory’s wish to save his sick mother derives its poignancy from the death of Lewis’s own mother in his early boyhood. But there is even more to it than this…”

Read an extract from ‘From Spare Oom to War Drobe’ published in The Church Times: