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On Stories: And Other Essays on Literature
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harperone
Publication date January 10, 2017
Pages 176
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780062643605
ISBN-10 0062643606
Original list price $13.99
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A repackaged edition of the revered author’s collection of essays on writing fiction.

C. S. Lewis—the great British writer, scholar, lay theologian, broadcaster, Christian apologist, and bestselling author of Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, The Great Divorce, The Chronicles of Narnia, and many other beloved classics—was a professor of literature at Oxford University, where he was known for his insightful and often witty presentations on the nature of stories. This collection assembles nine essays that encapsulate his ideas about fiction, including "On Stories," "The Death of Words," and "On Three Ways of Writing for Children," as well as eleven pieces that were unpublished during his lifetime.



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from Harperone (January 10, 2017)
9780062643605 | details & prices | 176 pages | List price $13.99
About: A repackaged edition of the revered author’s collection of essays on writing fiction.
from Mariner Books (October 1, 2002)
9780156027687 | details & prices | 180 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $13.95
About: The theme of this collection is the excellence of the Story, especially the kind of story dear to Lewis-fantasy and science fiction, which he fostered in an age dominated by realistic fiction.
With Walter Hooper (other contributor), Bill Jelen | from Harcourt (June 1, 1982)
9780156687881 | details & prices | 0.75 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.48 lbs | List price $10.00
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