Un fantástico viaje entre el Cielo y el Infierno En El Gran Divorcio, C. S. Lewis de nuevo utiliza su formidable talento para contar fábulas y alegorías. En un. C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis, “Jack” to his intimates, was born on November 29, in Belfast, Ireland. His mother died when he was 10 years old and his lawyer. 2 ReviewsWrite review html?id=m7DnW0R1BGIC. El gran divorcio: un sueño. By C. S. Lewis. About this .

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She loved c.s.lewie son too little, not too much. Perhaps I lack the necessary imagination, but I was somewhat disappointed with this book, which I had heard about for decades but just divrcio reading for the first time. It’s a small book, but it has some deep ideas throughout. This text is a thinking novel, not a diversionary one. Perhaps this is why he continues to remain so popular. I prefer more of the concrete and less of the abstract. A great book to sit and pray with, meant to be digested slowly.

Lewis was married to poet Joy Davidman. Had to read this book for school, but I liked it! Although I do not necessarily agree with many of his ideas, it was still an interesting read. Lewis paints himself into a theological conundrum in terms idvorcio an orthodox Protestant interpretation in this short novel by seeming to endorse the existence of purgatory and hence, the possibility of a chance to escape Hell by those already consigned there.

This book is a journey in which the main character is led by a Scottish minister through a dreamt-up purgatory full of metaphors, which C. Emma Secton Nope, not at all. The ending was disappointing for some reviewers, but I didn’t really have a problem with it. Lewis fan, the book didn’t exactly live up to my expectations and the recommendations I’ve heard from others. There are problems with the story, but there are bound to be when speaking of things beyond time and understanding.

Like Chesterton, Lewis has the ability of presenting old truths in fresh and original ways. Most of the ghosts give a litany cs.lewis reasons why they don’t want to go there. Maybe I should e the book again in the future after researching a bit more of Lewis’ rationale for some of his narrations. Often those who think that they are better than, or less sinful, or more morally upright, or whatever thing we use to prop ourselves up in divorcjo of “Others” are often the ones outsiders look upon as being not very grran people.


It’s a small I’m not sure what I was expecting The Great Divorce to be like, but it wasn’t what Divorci had in mind going into it. Lewis and especially in this allegory, supplying voices and accents that fit the character of the various characters.

These early activities led to Lewis’s lifelong attraction to fantasy and mythology, often reflected in his writing. Lewis I know talks like this in his other writings. Narrator Robert Whitfield is an excellent choice for C. But yes, the Lizard image is quite wonderful. If the main character said, “I c.s.lewiw be in Heaven”, the character next to him would say, “Not so fast friend.

Trivia About The Great Divorce. This fantasy series, as well as such works as The Screwtape Letters a collection of letters written by the devilis typical of the author’s interest in mixing religion and mythology, evident in both his fictional works and nonfiction articles.

Than they go into discussions of what is good, what is evil, who deserved to be saved and how if a person is famous on Earth ggan they are nobody in heaven, or at least they are just like those around them, no better and no worse. I believe the narrator is a sort of stand in for C.

El gran divorcio: Un sueño

Here are a few of my favorite excerpts from the book: Lewis, through the voice of George MacDonald who was a big influence on him and who he depicted and called by name in the book shows that to be false: It can be used for a kind of blackmailing. I’m going to need to read this a few more times. Thanks for telling us about the problem. To ask other readers questions about El gran divorcioplease sign up. It is for these that this book is a 3 or even 4 star.


The solid being could just have taken off the reptile and kill it. That’s being plain manipulative. It begins in a small grey town.

El gran divorcio: Un sueño by C.S. Lewis (3 star ratings)

Their reactions were always very If you’re a very literal person, you might stumble at the pictures in this book that don’t align with Biblical c.lewis about the nature of heaven and hell.

His mother died when he was c.s.lwis years old and his lawyer father allowed Lewis and his brother Warren extensive freedom. An intriguing and imaginative allegory that is, of course, thought provoking, though not on the same profound “truth” scale as some of Mr. There was also talk of love and how a person can love another person for survival or because of some other necessity that should be abandoned and turned towards God and his endless wisdom because he is the only true love, all the others being concepts of human need that they do not understand at least this is how I interpreted it.

There have been men before … who got so interested in proving the existence of God that they came to care nothing for God himself… as if the good Lord had nothing to do but to exist.

El gran divorcio: un sueño

That all being said, I do think when Lewis talked about heaven, he was fascinating and helpful as he usually is. Lewis’s personal life. cs.lewis I didn’t catch in my college reading, when I knew less about the author. The protagonist is queuing for the bus.

I read it quickly; it made me stop and think. Intriguing reflection on existence of heaven and divorci. Those who love misery demand that others share their misery. Geez… Lewis is a fine specimen of a writer. User Review – Flag as inappropriate muy bueno lo recomiendo