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C.S. Lewis (1898–1963)

C.S. Lewis was born in 1898 and brought up in a very strict, religious household. While he was quite young, his mother died of cancer but the "stiff upper lip" in favour at the time meant he wasn't allowed to grieve. He became an Oxford don and led a sheltered life. He seriously questioned his religious beliefs and finally left the church. The ... See full bio »

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  Untitled Netflix/Chronicles of Narnia Series (TV Series) (based on the novels by) (pre-production)
  Untitled Netflix/Chronicles of Narnia TV Movie (TV Movie) (based on the novels by) (pre-production)
 2018 To Love at All (Short) (quote)
 2014 The Screwtape Letters (Short)
 2013 A Grief Observed (Short) (based on the writings of)
  The Silver Chair (TV Series) (novel - 3 episodes, 1990) (novel "The Chronicles of Narmia" - 1 episode, 1990)
- Episode #1.4 (1990) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... (novel "The Chronicles of Narmia")
  Prince Caspian and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader (TV Series) (novel "The Chronicles of Narnia" - 3 episodes, 1989) (novel - 2 episodes, 1989) (writer - 1 episode, 1989)
- Voyage of the Dawn Treader: Part 4 (1989) ... (novel "The Chronicles of Narnia")
- Voyage of the Dawn Treader: Part 3 (1989) ... (novel)
- Voyage of the Dawn Treader: Part 2 (1989) ... (writer)
- Voyage of the Dawn Treader: Part 1 (1989) ... (novel)
- Prince Caspian: Part 2 (1989) ... (novel "The Chronicles of Narnia")
  The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 5 episodes, 1988) (book "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" - 1 episode, 1988)
- Episode #1.6 (1988) ... (book "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe")
- Episode #1.5 (1988) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... (novel)
 1979 The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (TV Movie) (written by)
 1967 The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (TV Series) (novel - 10 episodes)
- The Battle (1967) ... (novel)
- The Triumph of the Witch (1967) ... (novel)
- Peter's First Battle (1967) ... (novel)
- Aslan Is Coming (1967) ... (novel)
 1963 Story Box (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 Hidden Pages (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Magician's Nephew (1959) ... (novel)
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 2016 The Blockbuster Buster (TV Series) (dedicatee - 1 episode)
- A Look Back at the Chronicles of Narnia (2016) ... (dedicatee)
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 2017 The Andrew Klavan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.436 (2017) ... Himself

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I know that some people say the idea of a Law of Nature or decent behaviour known to all men is unsound, because different civilisations and different ages have had quite different moralities. But this is not true. There have been differences between their moralities, but these have never amounted to anything like a total difference. If anyone will take the trouble to compare the moral teaching ... See more »


In the Narnia Chronicles, Lewis often uses relevant words from foreign languages to name important characters. For instance, "aslan" is the Turkish word for "lion," and the French word "jadis" means "of old" (in his first Narnia book, "The Lion, the Witch, and The Wardrobe"). Lewis says that the White Witch, whose name is later revealed to be Jadis, uses the "Old Magic," but Aslan's magic is even... See more »



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