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The Inklings

C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, and Their Friends
Lu par : Bernard Mayes
Durée : 12 h et 40 min
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During the 1930s at Oxford, C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, and Charles Williams - remarkable friends, writers, and scholars - met regularly to discuss philosophy and literature and to read aloud from their own works in progress. Calling themselves the Inklings, their circle grew. It was in this company that such classics as The Lord of the Rings, The Screwtape Letters, and The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe first found an audience.

Author Humphrey Carpenter was born in Oxford and was acquainted with Tolkien, Hugo Dyson, and several other Inklings. In this remarkable reconstruction of their meetings and momentous friendships, Carpenter brings to life those warm and enchanting evenings in Lewis' rooms at Magdalen College, when their imaginations ran wild. His account offers exciting insights into the influence these brilliant individuals had on each other's developing ideas and writing.

©1990 Humphrey Carpenter (P)1990 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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  • TangerineZoso
  • 01/04/2018

A great find for any Inkling fan

Good narrator (he sounded very much like Michael Caine to me), and I was willing to overlook his mispronunciation of some of Toklien's words. It was a thorough and well rounded accounting of the Inklings, albeit with a heavy focus on C.S. Lewis.

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 10/10/2020

great fun. loved it

I had no idea that all these contemporaries spent so much time together, drinking, laughing, arguing, and reading each other's works out loud to each other. What a great group and how much of our lives have been touched by them. cool stuff here.

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  • Phillip Fitzsimmons
  • 30/09/2020

A fine book

This is a fine but dated book, necessary for those interested in the Inklings, but recent scholarship has changed or added to the way many of the players in the story of the Inklings are portrayed. An excellent 21st century book on them is The Company They Keep.

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  • David
  • 07/09/2020

Well Done!

This is well written and is read well. This audiobook is well worth your time.