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cs lewis' life

cs lewis' life

Postby la » 10 Apr 2006, 15:04

when did cs lewis fall ill?
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re: cs lewis' life

Postby A#minor » 10 Apr 2006, 16:37

He was first seriously ill in 1961, I believe.
"In Sept. 1961 he wrote to Green: 'I am awaiting an operation on my prostate; but as this trouble upset my kidneys and my heart, these have to be set right before the surgeon can get to work. Meanwhile I am on a no-protein diet..., sleep in a chair, and have to stay on the ground floor.' Visiting him later in the month Green found him 'looking very ill, and he got tired soon'; and in October he was spending short spells in a nursing home, for blood transfusions. 'I've just had a blood transfusion and am feeling very drowsy,' he concluded the letter to Kathleen Raine...'Dracula must have led a horrid life.' "
- C.S.Lewis: A biography by Green and Hooper
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