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Ben-Hur, by Lewis Wallace

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Ben-Hur, by Lewis Wallace

Postby Solomons Song » 11 Nov 2009, 21:49

I have read is various places where C. S. Lewis probably read Ben-Hur in his early adulthood. But I cannot find where he commented on any of the qualities, or otherwise, within the book. Did he ever comment on Ben-Hur? If so, could someone cite what he said here in this thread?
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Re: Ben-Hur, by Lewis Wallace

Postby Tuke » 12 Nov 2009, 00:35

Sorry, nothing in my Lewis reference books, and they're fairly exhaustive. Lewis didn't have much to say about American authors. HW Longfellow and Joy Davidman Lewis are the only ones I can think of, not counting the criticism that both he and Tolkien expressed for everything Disney.
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