Clive Staples Lewis
Who is Clive Staples Lewis?
Clive Staples Lewis was known in the Northern author of many popular books for children. He was born in Belfast on November 29, 1898. Brother Warren also engaged in writing, but it unlike Lewis interested in history, while Lewis interested in fiction.
When his mother died, he went with his brother to England where he quickly interested in Wagner’s music and Norse mythology. So in 1933 she became a member of “The Inklings”.
Clive Staples Lewis Work
In 1938 he published his first work, the first part of ZF trilogy called “Out of the Silent Planet”. In 1943 he published the second installment of “Perelandra”, and in 1945, after the death of a close friend of Charles Williams was issued by the last-mentioned continuation of the trilogy – “That Hideous Strength”.
1950 was a pivotal year for this talented author. Then comes the first book of the seven following books – The Chronicles of Narnia. The first is called “The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe”. This book was transferred to the big screen and is thus a great success.
1951 goes the second installment of The Chronicles of Narnia – “Prince Caspian.” A year later, he got a third name, “The Voyage of the Dawn Treader”. That same year, the author met his future wife, Joy Davidman Gresham. Books have continued to line up but in 1953 came “The Silver Chair”, 1954 “Horse and His Boy”, a year later came to the sixth sequel – “Magician’s Nephew”, while the final installment of The Chronicles of Narnia came out in 1956 called “The Last battle”.
Soon he married to his beloved wife, Joy, but they found out that she was suffering from bone cancer. She died in 1960, and Lewis left in great sorrow. He remained her son from his first marriage Douglas.
In 1961 he published “A Grief Observed”. In this work, he described his great sadness and pain that is felt at the loss of a loved wife.
He died on 22 November 1963 in Oxford, just before reaching the age of 65 years.