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The Screwtape Letters

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'''''The Screwtape Letters''''' is a novel written by [[C.S. Lewis]]. The story takes the form of a series of letters from a senior demon, Screwtape, to his nephew, a junior tempter named Wormwood, so as to advise him on methods of securing the damnation of a British man, known only as "the Patient".
 
'''''The Screwtape Letters''''' is a novel written by [[C.S. Lewis]]. The story takes the form of a series of letters from a senior demon, Screwtape, to his nephew, a junior tempter named Wormwood, so as to advise him on methods of securing the damnation of a British man, known only as "the Patient".
  
Lewis dedicated ''The Screwtape Letters'' to his friend [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].
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Lewis dedicated ''The Screwtape Letters'' to his friend [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. Beneath the printed dedication, Lewis added in Tolkien's personal copy: "In token payment of a great debt".<ref>{{HM|Inklings}}, p. 174</ref>
  
 
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The Screwtape Letters
The Screwtape Letters.jpg
AuthorC.S. Lewis
PublisherGeoffrey Bles
ReleasedFebruary 1942 (book)[note 1]
FormatPrint
Pages175
ISBN978-0-06-065293-7

The Screwtape Letters is a novel written by C.S. Lewis. The story takes the form of a series of letters from a senior demon, Screwtape, to his nephew, a junior tempter named Wormwood, so as to advise him on methods of securing the damnation of a British man, known only as "the Patient".

Lewis dedicated The Screwtape Letters to his friend J.R.R. Tolkien. Beneath the printed dedication, Lewis added in Tolkien's personal copy: "In token payment of a great debt".[1]

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Notes

  1. The story first appeared in London's Guardian newspaper during the World War II. Cf. Lancelyn Green, Roger and Hooper, Walter (2002), C.S. Lewis: A Biography, p. 237 (HarperCollins, London).

References

  1. Humphrey Carpenter, The Inklings, p. 174