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A Severe Mercy

Item Number: 1911

Catalog Code: 9780060688240

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Severe Mercy

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Average Rating: This item received 5 stars overall.

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This acclaimed story traces the idyllic marriage of Sheldon and Jean Vanauken, their search for faith, their friendship with C. S. Lewis, and the tragedy of untimely death and love lost. It includes 18 letters from C. S. Lewis.

Sheldon Vanauken is the author of Gateway to Heaven, The Glittering Illusion,and Under the Mercy, a sequel to A Severe Mercy.

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8"  (20.3 cm) x 5 1/4"  (13.3 cm) x 0 1/2"  (1.27 cm)

Review Provided By - THE Catholic Book Review Site

This item received 5 stars overall. A necessary read for anyone in love.

To be completely honest, I picked up this book because the cover said that it contained some letters from C.S. Lewis. It didn't take long for me to be glad I did. It was written by Sheldon Vanauken - someone I knew absolutely nothing about before reading this book. However, he proved himself quite a capable author. He was a close friend of C.S. Lewis, as evidenced in his story, and the included letters.

The story itself is truly amazing. The reader can immediately find himself sympathizing with Vanauken in his s Full Review...

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