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A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis
A Grief Observed

wolfshades, August 27, 2009

This is a wonderful review. Having read most of Lewis' books, with their unstinting thread of optimism in the face of heartache and sorrow, I now realize the loss of his wife occurred after he had written those, and so now I'm keen to read this short book of his.

If you've ever seen the movie "Shadowlands" , which is based upon the period of life on which this book expands, you'll recognize some of the blithe comments offered by well-wishers in his time of grief. They'll be familiar to you, particularly if you've lost someone. You'll understand the tremendous anger at the black and white ignorant simplicity of those meant-to-be-healing comments.

I don't have any answers at all to the profound agony of some of the trials some of us go through, and I'm keen to see what Lewis has made of his. So...thank you for this review.
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