GEORGE SAYER (1914–2005) was head of the English department at Malvern College in Worcestershire until his retirement in 1974. While there, he and Lewis held long literary discussions on their frequent walks in the countryside. Sayer and Lewis maintained a long friendship.
At one time I had read most of the biographies out there on C. S. Lewis.
I consider them to be among the most helpful of resources in helping equip Christians in their lifelong quest for Christ-likeness.
My recommendation for those wanting to know about Lewis's life is to read this one in conjunction with A. N. Wilson's.
What an excellent biography! The author, who knew Lewis, really gets into his mind and psyche. A must read for any Lewis fan, and great for people who aren't too familiar with his... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Thomas J. Willis
A delightful a respectful life. Not a hagiography, and clearly written but someone who knew the man personally. Easy to read, and highly recommended, especially to Lewis devotees.Published 5 months ago by David Coleman
I have read many biographies on CS Lewis but I must say this is one of the best. It was very insightful note only on his life but on his works as well. Read morePublished 6 months ago by cahearn
For those who are interested to know more about C. S. Lewis, this a great book to read. It summarizes his life from boyhood, manhood, beliefs and disbelief, love found and lost and... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Pinay
A fascinating look at one of my most admired authors. I highly recommend this book by his friend George Sayer, who knew C.S. Lewis well.Published 6 months ago by Dorothy
The book gave me a better understanding of C.S. Lewis. Glad I read it. Would recommend it to anyone inspired by him.Published 7 months ago by Barry Buzz
This biography of C.S. Lewis is well written and accurate. I have read several of his biographies and this is the best.Published 8 months ago by Nick Harris
New information and a more honest, intimate portrait of the man emerges. The chapters critiquing his work and poetry were especially helpful. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Anne E. Jackson
An excellent read, written by one who knew him first as one of his students, and then later as a friend. Fair. Balanced. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jen H