C. S. Lewis opening the wardrobe
Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963), usually called C. S. Lewis, was a
scholar who wrote about 40 books.
 He was born in
 He is famous for his fantasy works, essays, and writings on literature and theology. Lewis' theological works are usually
apologetics, the defence of
Christianity. Some of his most popular Christian writings were
Mere Christianity and
The Screwtape Letters. His works have been
translated into more than 30
languages. Lewis was a professor of literature at the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge.
Lewis was married to American writer
Joy Davidman (1915-1960) from 1956 until her death from
bone cancer. He died of
renal failure in
His writing is popular with many people, and many of his books were made into movies. His most famous and popular fantasy work is
The Chronicles of Narnia, which is a series of seven books.