Screwtape Proposes A Toast Paperback
by C. S. Lewis
The only official sequel, penned by Lewis himself, to the ever-popular `Screwtape Letters' - published alongside other short essays. One of the most popular books ever to come from the pen of C.S.
Lewis was written in the name of Screwtape, a senior devil, experienced in the art of luring his `patients' on earth to their own damnation in service of `our father below' - and training others to do the same. Screwtape's correspondence with his nephew, an apprentice devil, came into Lewis's hands, he said, by a route he would not disclose, and many a reader has finished the collection longing for more of the insights they gained from its wisdom. Much to Lewis's resistance, this after-dinner speech, given by Screwtape to a graduating class of demons at a college in hell, came to light a few years after the publication of the original letters.
Now 75 years later, the speech is reproduced in full once more, along with a short collection of Lewis's other lesser-known, but perennial works. Many people will have forgotten about the only official `sequel' that exists to Screwtape; the 75th anniversary of Screwtape's publication is the perfect opportunity to bring this back.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 128 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 13/07/2017
- Category: Prose: non-fiction
- ISBN: 9780008192532
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