The Great Divorce

The Great Divorce

In "The Great Divorce, " C.S. Lewis's classic vision of the Afterworld, the narrator boards a bus on a drizzly English afternoon and embarks on an incredible voyage through Heaven and Hell. He meets a host of supernatural beings far removed from his expectations, and comes to some significant realizations about the nature of good and evil.

A stunning new edition of this timeless allegory of heaven and hell, repackaged and rebranded as part of the C.S. Lewis Signature Classics range.

Title:The Great Divorce
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9790007672386
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    The Great Divorce Reviews

  • Fergus

    Imagine that you awoke one morning to find yourself wandering the streets of a grimy, gritty little twilit city in the middle of Nowhere.You meander past endless shuttered and decrepit storefronts adv...

  • Mike (the Paladin)

    One of my favorite (if not my favorite) C. S. Lewis works (and I am a C. S. Lewis fan). The insight in this book about God and man's relationship with Him is wonderful.I suppose that many who read thi...

  • Anne

    I LOVE reading everything C.S. Lewis. I read this book a few years ago and I couldn't put it down. The section of the book that stands out most to me is when the main character observes a conversation...

  • John

    This is my favorite work by C.S. Lewis. I’d give it 8 stars, . . if ‘twer possible. In it, Lewis reacts to moral relativism (the Marriage of Heaven and Hell) by suggesting that “you cannot take ...

  • nostalgebraist

    I find myself in a strange place. Everything is unutterably beautiful, unusually large, and disproportionately heavy and rigid. My weight cannot bend the grass, and I cannot lift an apple. Also, I'm s...

  • Brian

    “Bad cannot succeed even in being bad as truly as good is good.”“The Great Divorce” is a didactic novel and the premise though intriguing is not always interesting. Some “ghosts” board a b...

  • booklady

    Lewis wrote The Great Divorce in response to William Blake’s famous poem, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell. Lewis didn't believe such a marriage of good and evil was possible on any level. He wrote, ...

  • Werner

    I've classified this book on my "Christian life and thought" shelf, which is one of my nonfiction shelves. Technically, one might argue that this is a work of fiction, a made-up narrative that uses th...

  • Brian

    I’m learning that, at least to me, reading Lewis can be a terrifying, dangerous endeavor. Why? Because he will change you and influence you without your realizing it. In all honesty, I had some trou...

  • Nikki

    I just listened to the audio of "The Great Divorce." It was my first reading of this book, and I know there will be many re-readings in my future. I feel a first reading was really just a glimpse of w...