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Lewis, C.S.

C.S. Lewis was born Clive Staples Lewis in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on November 29th, 1898. His mother died of cancer when he was ten and he and his brother were sent off to Wynyard School in England. Lewis sought refuge in composing stories and excelling in scholastics. After extensive literary and philosophical studies, he won […]


Jones, Diana Wynne

I first read a book by Diana Wynne Jones in 1976. It was Cart and Cwidder and I was determined to find everything else she had written. But she was an English writer and she had only written four other books at that point, so her books were not easy to find. I waited, not patiently. […]


Norton, Mary

Mary Spenser Norton was born in London, England on December 10th in 1903. She was raised in a house that would become the setting for many of her books in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. One of five children, she shared the house with her four brothers. After attending convent school, she became one of the troupe […]