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Why Narnia?

Norman Parkinson, Corbis

C.S. Lewis at home, circa 1950
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Why Narnia?

Norman Parkinson, Corbis

C.S. Lewis at home, circa 1950

A middle-aged bachelor teaching English literature at Oxford proposes to publish a children's fantasy. In most publishers' offices, it is a proposal destined for the wastepaper basket. Yet no...

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