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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 30

Where the children’s story is simply the right form for what the author has to say, then of course readers who want to hear that will read the story or re-read it, at an age. I never met The Wind … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 5

I am a democrat because I believe that no man or group of men is good enough to be trusted with uncontrolled power over others. And the higher the pretensions of such power, the more dangerous I think it both … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 13

It is usual to speak in a playfully apologetic tone about one’s adult enjoyment of what are called “children’s books”. I think the convention a silly one. No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 16

The value of the myth is that it takes all the things we know and restores to them the rich significance which has been hidden by “the veil of familiarity”. The child enjoys his gold meat (otherwise dull to him) … Continue reading

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