flamingo, 1991, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, reprint, Illustrated By: photographic
The author charts the progress of the clever child from Ulster to Oxford, where he was a fellow of Magdalen College for most of his adult life. He describes Lewis's arm Willington version to Christianity, the Oxford circle of his friends, and his relationships with his other friends. Mr. Wilson is an uncannily sensitive biographer, under whose Gazer Lewis emerges, vigourous, bluff and noisy, in all his "foursquare and independent reality". -- front fold over blurb of the hardcover dustjacket paraphrased. Size: Mid Sized Paperback ( 7¾" - 9¾" tall ). XVIII, 334 pages including a select bibliography, chapter notes and index, and with a central section of 8 pages of black and white photography. Photographic illustrated softcover binding. The book is a secondhand book with reading creases to the spine, and darkening of the page edges, but is otherwise clean, and free of annotation. slight rubbing at the head and tail of the spine. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Books on Books. ISBN: 0006544282. ISBN/EAN: 9780006544289. Inventory No: 0242825.