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Inhaltsangabe: Amasterpiece of satire, this classic has entertained and enlightened readers the world over with its sly and ironic portrayal of human life and foibles, seen from the vantage point of Screwtape, a highly placed assistant to "Our Father Below". Those who know and love the book will no doubt agree that the casting of John Cleese as Lewis' sardonic and apoplectic middle-management devil is, in a word, inspired. Features an interview with narrator John Cleese and philosopher Jacob Needleman.
Review: This adaptation of C.S. Lewis's biting satire received a 1999 Grammy nomination for best spoken-word performance, and it's easy to see why--the story fits the format perfectly. It's relatively brief (the unabridged reading takes a mere four hours), and contains only one character--the demon Screwtape, who writes letters to his novice nephew Wormwood, instructing him on how to best tempt his "patient" (a wayward soul on earth) into the bosom of "our Lord below."
Obviously, the book wasn't written with former Monty Python John Cleese in mind, but it's hard to imagine a better Screwtape. Cleese's voice provides the perfect vehicle for Lewis's dry, razor-edged wit. His uncanny comic timing and ability to milk each phrase for maximum effect betray an infectious enthusiasm for the story. It's clear that he's having a great time reading, and it's impossible not to laugh along with him. This inspired pairing of two of the 20th century's greatest wits makes for a meditation on the dark side of spiritual guidance that's as relevant and funny today as it was in Lewis's war-torn England. (Running time: 4 hours, 3 cassettes) --Andrew Neiland
Titel: The Screwtape Letters, Anniversary Edition
Verlag: Audio Literature
Zustand: very good
Buchbeschreibung HarperCollins, 2002. Paperback. Buchzustand: Used; Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers mon0001559310
Buchbeschreibung Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GOR001324685
Buchbeschreibung Paperback. Buchzustand: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GOR001255457
Buchbeschreibung Paperback. Buchzustand: Fine. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GOR008674404
Buchbeschreibung Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good. Unread, very minor shelf wear. Buchnummer des Verkäufers HBS-00124559-B
Buchbeschreibung HarperCollins, London, 2002. Soft cover. Buchzustand: Fine. No Jacket. New edition. Larger format paperback. xii + 212 pp. Fine condition. No inscriptions. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 060468
Buchbeschreibung HarperCollins, 2002. Paperback. Buchzustand: ACCEPTABLE. 2002-04-02. HarperCollins. . Paperback. Book: ACCEPTABLE. 224pp. . Buchnummer des Verkäufers NF-1711623
Buchbeschreibung HarperCollins, 2002. Paperback. Buchzustand: GOOD. 2002-04-02. HarperCollins. . Paperback. Book: GOOD. 224pp. . Buchnummer des Verkäufers NF-1720361
Buchbeschreibung HarperCollins [Harper Collins], UK, 2001. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. First Thus. First UK publication (although printed in the USA) of the 60th Anniversary edition which includes 'Screwtape Proposes a Toast' for the first time along with the original 'Screwtape'. In the same attractive format as the 'Signature' editions, with the facsimile of the author's signature in gilt on the front board, pages trimmed at fore-edge. A very good clean copy, virtually fine, in a dust-wrapper with minimal rubbing and marking. Rare first printing in this edition. Extra postage may be required outside Europe. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 009905