John Betjeman Assesses C.S. Lewis, 1939

Source: John Betjeman to C.S. Lewis, December 13, 1939, in Candida Lycett Green, ed., John Betjeman Letters, Vol. 1, pp. 250-253. Dear Mr Lewis, Since I have just expunged from the proofs of a preface of a new… Read More

Lord David Cecil on the Inklings, 1979

SOURCE: David Cecil, “Oxford’s Magic Circle,” Books and Bookman  (January 1979), 10-12. There are two reasons for reading this book [Carpenter’s INKLINGS].  It has an interesting subject and is the work of a gifted author.  Let us take… Read More