One of the most learned scholars of his generation. A brilliant Christian apologist. The author of a children's fantasy-The Chronicles of Narnia-that has sold millions of copies. For his readers, C.S. Lewis was not only a storyteller of enduring power and enchantment but a wise friend and inspiring guide. Now A.N. Wilson brings to life the complext man behind the different facets that the world saw. Here too is the glittering Oxford circle known as the Inklings and the story of the crucial friendship (later shattered) with J.R.R. Tolkien.