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A hobbit, a wardrobe, and a great war : how J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis rediscovered faith, friendship, and heroism in the cataclysm of 1914-1918

Author: Joe Loconte
Publisher: Nashville : Nelson Books, [2017?] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The untold story of how the first world war shaped the lives, faith, and writings of J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis"--Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: C S Lewis; J R R Tolkien; C S Lewis; J R R Tolkien
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Loconte
ISBN: 9780718091453 0718091450 0718021762 9780718021764
OCLC Number: 990168446
Description: xix, 235 pages
Contents: The funeral of a great myth --
The last battle --
In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit --
The lion, the witch, and the war --
The land of shadow --
That hideous strength --
The return of the king.
Responsibility: Joseph Loconte.

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The untold story of how the First World War shaped the lives, faith, and writings of J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis. Giving an unabashedly Christian vision of hope in a world tortured by doubt and  Read more...

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Tolkien and Lewis Contrast the Common Perspective of their Time

by RZinkel (WorldCat user published about 6 days ago) Good Permalink

 

I would categorize the book as literary history or biography about J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. The author of this book, Joseph Laconte, establishes the spirit of the age before, during, and after World War I, in which Tolkien and Lewis fought. Tolkien...
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