The Screwtape Letters Author:C.S. Lewis The Screwtape Letters and Screwtape Propses A Toast C.S. Lewis — Since The Screwtape Letters was first published in 1943, half a million copies have been sold in the United States alone. — This edition includes a substantial new preface from the author who tells the reader something of the writing of the book and answers the question often raised ... more »as to whether he "really belives in devils." The answer involves discussion of devils and angels in literature, art and life. "My symbol of hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or a thoroughly nasty business office."
The edition also inclues a new Screwtape piece, "Screwtape Proposes a Toast," ans shoudl find a new generation of readers for the wittiest piece of writing the 20th century has yet produced to stimulate the ordinary man to godliness.
CS Lewis was Professor of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University until his death in 1963. He was the author of many popular books for children, including "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe," and four books of adult fiction, as well as a ten or eleven in the field of religion.« less