Friday, November 22, 2013

the day the world lost three men of the ages

CS Lewis: The Belfast boy whose death was overshadowed by JFK

The Telegraph
22 November 2013

"[Lewis] died, aged 64, less than an hour before JFK was shot, and 12 minutes after Aldous Huxley succumbed to cancer. News of the writers' coincidental demise would be swallowed by the outpouring of shock and grief springing from Texas. Nobody noticed that Lewis was gone..."

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A quick (and excellent) biography of Huxley
Fifty Years since C. S. Lewis
Early Reviews of Narnia (The Guardian)

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