Search Results: "C.S. Manegold"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"Full of rich historical detail, this is a story that needed to be told."
A history of more than 150 years of slave owners in New England. Read full book review >

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C.S. LEWIS by Michael White
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"A readable, balanced portrait of a great humanist."
Prolific English biographer White (Leonardo, 2000, etc.) delineates in lively fashion the less than saintly life of the Christian apologist, children's author, Luddite, and fuddy-duddy Oxford don. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 13, 2013

"Dense for general readers but an excellent scholarly read encompassing new ideas for Lewis devotees or those interested in religious argument."
Christian theologian McGrath (Theology and Ministry/King's College London; Mere Apologetics, 2012, etc.) dissects the life of C.S. Lewis 50 years after the author's death, focusing on how his life was impacted by theology and vice versa. Read full book review >

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C.S. LEWIS'S <i>MERE CHRISTIANITY</i> by George M. Marsden
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2016

"A clear and deeply informed account of a religious work that seems to have no expiration date."
A scholar of religious history rehearses the story of C.S. Lewis' influential disquisition on the commonalities among all Christian believers. Read full book review >

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MURDER OF THE BRIDE by C.S. Challinor
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 8, 2012

"Rex's fifth case (Murder on the Moor, 2011, etc.) is a derivative but pleasant classic English mystery."
Why wouldn't your wedding day be one of the happiest of your life? Read full book review >

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WHAT REMAINS OF HEAVEN by C.S. Harris
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 3, 2009

"The mystery includes a smattering of political and church intrigue among a welter of family ties so intricate that a scorecard might have helped."
Who killed the cleric in the crypt? Read full book review >

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WHY MERMAIDS SING by C.S. Harris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 6, 2007

"Harris's third Regency mystery (When Gods Die, 2006, etc.), suspenseful and meticulously researched, should garner this excellent series more devoted fans."
Aristocratic Regency detective Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, solves a series of grisly murders. Read full book review >

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LITTLE TENEMENT ON THE VOLGA by C.S. Walton
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 15, 2001

"Maintaining a detailed, personal view, Walton captures much that's vivid about the hardships, ironies, and small victories of life in the far-flung territories of contemporary Russia."
An unusual personal narrative that captures a human portrait of one of the former Soviet Union's castoff satellites. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 17, 1985

"Although more an indirect portrait of an Edwardian childhood than a major collection of new stories, Boxen—as Lewis' first and formative imaginary kingdom—should be of interest to Narnia enthusiasts."
Between the ages of seven and 29, C.S. Lewis produced short sketches of an imaginary world named "Boxen"—a cosmos bounded by his older brother Warner's imaginary India on the east and by young Jack's wholly invented Animal-Land on the west. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 5, 1969

"Readable and stimulating."
Edited by Clyde S. Kilby, this is an eminently Sastisfying anthology of the "essential wisdom" of the late C.S. Lewis, probably the most available and popular apologist for Christian orthodoxy in our time. Read full book review >

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THE WORLD'S LAST NIGHT by C.S. Lewis
Released: Feb. 10, 1960

"Our current personal and corporate sins get the full treatment, and we shudder in applause."
Any new book by C. S. Lewis (The Screwtape Letters) is bound to receive an eager and curious welcome, eager because he seems to know so surely the state we are in at the moment, a state easier to bear because of the shafts of light his agile mind throws upon it to reveal its real dimensions, and curious because we can never know the direction from which the light may come. Read full book review >