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Published by Ignatius Press in San Francisco .
Written in English


  • Williams, Charles, 1886-1945 -- Criticism and interpretation.

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StatementThomas Howard.
LC ClassificationsPR6045.I5 Z77 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination298 p. ;
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1574669M
ISBN 100898703492
LC Control Number91072757

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Publication Order of Standalone Novels. () Hardcover Paperback Kindle. The Catfish Tangle aka River Girl. () Hardcover Paperback Kindle. Hell Hath No Fury aka The Hot Spot. () Hardcover Paperback Kindle. Nothing in Her Way. () Hardcover Paperback Kindle. Go Home, Stranger. ().   I have read several of Williams' novels, and this book was helpful. Try though I might, I do not find Williams writings that worthwhile. Reading from Humphrey Just re-read the section about Charles Williams in Humphrey Carpenter's book "The Inklings: JRR Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams and their friends"/5. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of over 3, results for Books: "charles williams books".   Last weekend, at a used-book store, I picked up a quaint little hardcover Faber & Faber reprint of Charles Williams's novel "War in Heaven.".

Now available and added to The Charles Williams Library: Descent Into Hell. Descent Into Hell is probably the best novel by Williams – it’s the fullest statement of his ideas about substitution and exchange in the Christian life, and also brings together more than a few of his , it’s a spooky page-turner! In this one, there’s an amateur play being produced in a newly.   The fanciful novels of Charles Williams have long fascinated a rather elite reading public - T.S. Eliot, W.H. Auden, and C.S. Lewis, for example, were among his great admirers. But those books - which include 'The Place of the Lion' 'Descent into Hell' and 'All Hallows' Eve' - are also dense and perplexing, and even the writer's fondest devotees have found the meanings of his fiction by: 7. Though Williams’s novels — like Lewis’s and Tolkien’s — might technically be labeled fantasy or science fiction, they’re only that on the surface. Doing so would be like calling “The Brothers Karamazov” a murder mystery. In his novels, Williams uses the fantasy/science fiction genre to plumb and explore deeper truths. Looking for books by Charles Williams? See all books authored by Charles Williams, including Descent into Hell, and The Place of the Lion, and more on

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