Book Review of C. S. Lewis - A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet

C. S. Lewis - A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet
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Readable, but not gripping

I was concerned that this biography of Lewis would be too technical and border on unintelligible for the average reader. I was wrong, but neither is it a gripping biography (few are). The book methodically covers Lewis' life in detail, but unfortunately McGrath lacks Lewis' knack for being a master story-teller. A good resource for Lewis' life, but nothing extraordinary in the telling thereof.