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Vote for your favorite CW book!

Here is a poll to determine which of CW’s many works in a variety of genres is currently his most popular. It follows the order I discussed in my “Reader’s Guide for Beginners.” If you have only read one of … Continue reading

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On Ambiguous Villains: RIP Alan Rickman

There are quite a few surprising comparisons that can be drawn between the serious, obscure, adult literary works of Charles Williams and the delightful Harry Potter series. First, there is the matter of the Grail Hallows and the Deathly Hallows … Continue reading

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The World Beyond: “Descent Into Hell” Guest Post by DJ Dycus

This is the fifth post in a series written by guests about CW’s penultimate novel, Descent Into Hell. Check out the others here. This series serves a double purpose: (1) We have reached 1937 in the chronological blog-through of CW’s … Continue reading

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One of the Scariest Novels: “Descent Into Hell” Guest Post by Philip Christman

This is the fourth post in a series written by guests about CW’s penultimate novel, Descent Into Hell. Check out last week’s post, It’s Damned Unpleasant by Doug Jackson. This series serves a double purpose: (1) We have reached 1937 … Continue reading

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It’s Damned Unpleasant: “Descent Into Hell” Guest Post by Doug Jackson

This is the third post in a series written by guests about CW’s penultimate novel, Descent Into Hell. Check out last week’s post Some of my Favorite Fiction by John Zacharias. This series serves a double purpose: (1) We have … Continue reading

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Some of my Favorite Fiction: “Descent Into Hell” Guest Post by John Zacharias

This is the second post in a series written by guests about CW’s penultimate novel, Descent Into Hell. Check out last week’s post It Still Scares Me by Suzannah Rowntree. This series serves a double purpose: (1) We have reached … Continue reading

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It Still Scares Me: “Descent into Hell” Guest Post by Suzannah Rowntree

This is the first post in a series written by guests about CW’s penultimate novel, Descent Into Hell.This series serves a double purpose: (1) We have reached 1937 in the chronological blog-through of CW’s books [although I’m missing a few] … Continue reading

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Mysticism, Magic, and Marriage: “The Greater Trumps”

Charles Williams Book Summary #25: The Greater Trumps (Gollancz, 1932) Hooray! At last I get to write about another one of the novels. It has been far too long. I often feel that I do penance, slogging through the slow … Continue reading

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Charles Williams novels as e-books!

Ebook Release of 7 Titles by Charles Williams Publication Date: February 17, 2015 Press Release from Open Road Media Charles Williams was a close friend of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. He is the sometimes overlooked–but incredibly influential–member of their writing … Continue reading

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1931: “The Place of the Lion” summary

I have already posted so much about The Place of the Lion here on this blog that you may wonder why I am writing on it again. After all, I had that 8-post series of guest writers on this novel, … Continue reading

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