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Spirits in Bondage

(1919)
A collection of stories by

 
 
"Spirits in Bondage" is the first published work of C. S. Lewis. He wrote it during a period of great contrasts in his life. On the one hand, he was enjoying his last year under the private tutorship of W. T. Kirkpatrick, who expanded Lewis' love for Greek literature, mythology, and reason. On the other hand, he enlisted in the British army to fight in the trenches of World War I, a messy reality that must have seemed irreconcilable to the beauty of words and clarity of reason he had come to know through his studies. Not surprisingly, this moving, masterfully crafted cycle of lyrics is marked both by Romanticism and Cynicism. Beauty and the trenches are equally present in these poems. They show us an anguished soul that struggles with the conflicting experiences in this world. Come and join C. S. Lewis on his stormy voyage.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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September 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: Spirits In Bondage
Author(s): C S Lewis
ISBN: 1-169-21066-X / 978-1-169-21066-0 (USA edition)
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Title: Spirits In Bondage
Author(s): C S Lewis
ISBN: 1-161-45367-9 / 978-1-161-45367-6 (USA edition)
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July 2018 : Paperback
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Title: Spirits in Bondage
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ISBN: 1-72174-642-0 / 978-1-72174-642-2
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September 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Spirits In Bondage
Author(s): C S Lewis
ISBN: 1-162-68502-6 / 978-1-162-68502-1 (USA edition)
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January 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Spirits in Bondage (Dodo Press)
Author(s): C S Lewis
ISBN: 1-4099-6103-6 / 978-1-4099-6103-1 (UK edition)
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April 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: Spirits In Bondage: The Anguished Spirit That Found Narnia
Author(s): C S Lewis, Jacob Schriftman
ISBN: 1-4382-0213-X / 978-1-4382-0213-6 (USA edition)
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February 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: Spirits in Bondage
Author(s): C S Lewis
ISBN: 1-60597-018-2 / 978-1-60597-018-9 (USA edition)
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June 2004 : USA Paperback
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Title: Spirits In Bondage
Author(s): C S Lewis
ISBN: 1-4191-4859-1 / 978-1-4191-4859-0 (USA edition)
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2019 : New Zealand MP3 CD
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Title: Spirits in Bondage
Author(s): C S Lewis
ISBN: 1-77678-184-8 / 978-1-77678-184-3 (New Zealand edition)
Publisher: IDB Productions
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