The Screwtape Letters

by C. S. Lewis | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 1557483159 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingbookstogivewing of Springville, Tennessee USA on 8/5/2017
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Journal Entry 1 by wingbookstogivewing from Springville, Tennessee USA on Saturday, August 05, 2017
I got this book just for Bookcrossing and will read and or release, I don't know which yet!

Journal Entry 2 by wingbookstogivewing at -- Bookbox, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- USA on Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Released 5 mos ago (10/2/2018 UTC) at -- Bookbox, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- USA

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Journal Entry 3 by wingGoryDetailswing at Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Friday, October 26, 2018
The Big Box O' Books arrived safely today - many thanks! I'll try to find lots of different places to release these, so that your books might report back from several different towns and states.

I really love Lewis' nifty little experiment in the devils'-eye-view of temptation, and was happy to have another release copy. The book (which is dedicated to J. R. R. Tolkien, a friend of Lewis') is a wonderfully clever series of letters from a senior devil to his nephew, who's apparently having trouble snaring his first soul. It's amusing, chilling, and thought-provoking, and well worth reading. (I've read that, when "Screwtape" first came out, some readers missed the point entirely and complained that this was a very dangerous book that incited people to sin...)

I've also heard this on audiotape, as read by John Cleese - he's got the perfect voice for it - and, more recently, I found another audio version on Audible.com, read by Joss Ackland, who's also very good (and a bit more sinister).

[There's an entertaining TV Tropes page for the book as well.]

Journal Entry 4 by wingGoryDetailswing at Central Cemetery (see notes) in Dunstable, Massachusetts USA on Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Released 4 mos ago (10/31/2018 UTC) at Central Cemetery (see notes) in Dunstable, Massachusetts USA

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

I plan to leave this book, bagged against the elements, on a bench or gate at the cemetery; hope the finder enjoys it!

[See other recent releases in MA here.]

*** Released for the 2018 Keep Them Moving release challenge. ***

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