The Screwtape Letters - C. S. Lewis

The Screwtape Letters

By C. S. Lewis

  • Release Date: 2020-04-11
  • Genre: Christianity
4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 6 Ratings)

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This is the classic written by C. S. Lewis as a dedication to his dear friend J. R. R. Tolkien. A masterpiece of satire, The Screwtape Letters has entertained and enlightened readers the world over with its sly and ironic portrayal of human life from the vantage point of Screwtape, a highly placed assistant to "Our Father Below". At once wildly comical, deadly serious, and strikingly original, C. S. Lewis presents to us the correspondences of the worldly-wise old devil, Screwtape, to his nephew Wormwood, a novice demon in charge of securing the damnation of an ordinary young man. The Screwtape Letters is the most engaging and humorous account of temptation - and triumph over it - ever written.

This edition includes the hilarious and enlightening sequel, Screwtape Proposes a Toast, where the scene is in Hell at the annual dinner of the Tempters’ Training College for young Devils. Screwtape, who is the guest of honour, rises up to propose a toast.

‘The book is sparkling yet truly reverent, in fact a perfect joy, and should become a classic.’
- The Guardian
‘Excellent, hard-hitting, challenging, provoking.’
- The Observer

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