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The Screwtape Letters Audiobook

The Screwtape Letters

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A masterpiece of satire, this classic has entertained and enlightened readers the world over with its sly and ironic portrayal of human life from the vantage point of Screwtape, a highly placed assistant to "Our Father Below". At once wildly comic, deadly serious, and strikingly original, C. S. Lewis gives us the correspondence of the worldly-wise old devil to his nephew Wormwood, a novice demon in charge of securing the damnation of an ordinary young man. The Screwtape Letters is the most engaging and humorous account of temptation - and triumph over it - ever written.

©1942 C. S. Lewis Pte. Ltd. (P)2012 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.

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    Avolaster Traverse City, Michigan USA 03-02-17
    Avolaster Traverse City, Michigan USA 03-02-17 Member Since 2017

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    "I wish CS Lewis was convincing."

    Although it was a very interesting way to propose Christian values, his own biases nevertheless slip in to the story. He purposes a particular brand of Christianity but sells it as a catch all. I also noticed that he leaves various social trends to have been shaped by demons and not by human behaviors. I always enjoy CS Lewis, and I highly recommend this book to those interested. With that said, his works are wonderful almost mainly because they are pure fiction and obviously so.

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    Zombie 02-26-17
    Zombie 02-26-17

    I like what I like and a bit of everything that I like I really like. ZPS Creations and Northern Santa. Pastor and Zombie / Horror fan.

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    "Wonderful! A unique way of teaching lessons. "

    this has always been one of my favorite books. As my title here says it is a unique way of teaching and entertainment. The author mixes comedy, drama and spirituality into a wonderful lesson set. The information is there boldly for the reader to understand, if they have ears to hear it. I would recommend this book to anybody, and I have.

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    Haley 02-09-17
    Haley 02-09-17 Member Since 2017
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    "I'll be reading this MANY more times"

    The reader has a fantastic voice for this Lewis classic, but I do think this book would be better read than listened to. Lewis is just too rich and thought-provoking. I needed more time to process his writing. That being said, I'm sure I will listen over and over at different points in my life because there will always be something to take away.

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    Kyle 01-31-17
    Kyle 01-31-17 Member Since 2016
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    "devilishly wonderful"

    the narrator did a very good job at portraying his character, and the fact that there was no true chronology made the story a puzzle to figure out

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    Bruce Lorain, OH, United States 01-27-17
    Bruce Lorain, OH, United States 01-27-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Strong Writing"

    Almost didn't finish it. For me it was very unsettling. Probably because it brings up too many truths. And maybe that's the way it should be.

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    Megan Paige Ward 01-15-17 Member Since 2016
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    "A must read for all Christians"

    It is amazing how relevant this is for today and that C.S. Lewis wrote this in the 1940s

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    beck 01-10-17
    beck 01-10-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Pure greatness"

    My only regret is not reading this sooner in my life.
    Worth more than money.

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    Belinda Wheaton 12-09-16 Member Since 2015

    I am a lover of books. Primarily fiction. I like anything from C.S. Lewis to Gabriel Garcia Marquez to Daphne DuMaurier.

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    What made the experience of listening to The Screwtape Letters the most enjoyable?

    I thoroughly enjoyed this audiobook. The content is interesting. Joss Ackland's performance is spot on! This is not a book you can halfway listen to and enjoy. It wants your full attention, but it is worth it! It seems to me very different from CS Lewis' other books. I was completely engaged and entertained. Enjoy!


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    Christian Kotscher 12-08-16 Member Since 2015
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    "amazing intelligence material from the enemy"

    first I read it. Then I listen to it. Now I will try to review it every year.

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    Angela Bowland Brandon, FL 12-05-16
    Angela Bowland Brandon, FL 12-05-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Wonderful"

    This audio version of The Screwtape Letters is just magnificent! The narrator is perfect in his performance and the author ingenious in his writing. I usually listen to books out of necessity, but this one I thorough enjoyed in this medium. I will be listening to it again.

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