A Brief Biography of C.S. Lewis

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C.S. Lewis is one of the greatest authors in history. His books are still widely available and sold to many interested readers. In Lewis’ childhood, he experienced a tragedy that affected his belief in god; in his middle life, he mainly focused on college and his studies, but his father’s death played a role in Lewis later becoming a Christian. In Lewis’ later life, he married one of his own fans. Clive’s passion for writing began when he was a small child, and it continued to grow as he furthered his education to become a college professor at Oxford University. Lewis is still remembered today for his great works, such as The Screwtape Letters and The Chronicles of Narnia, which is a popular series among children. Clive Staples Lewis was born on November 29, 1898, to his parents, Albert and Florentine Lewis. He was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Clive had one older brother, Warren, and became best friends as they grew older. Clive was four years old when he told everyone to call him Jackie. Following suit to his younger brother, Warren also changed his name, and chose Warnie. Jackie and his family moved to a house called Little Lea in the countryside. Jackie’s many activities included riding his bike, exploring Little Lea, and reading and writing stories. Jackie wrote his first book when he was seven years old, and titled it Boxen. His favorite books to read were about Viking legends, medieval knights, and myths. When Lewis was nine years old, Flora,

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