Letters from a Senior to a Junior Devil.
60th Anniversary Edition.
On its first appearance, 'The Screwtape Letters' was immediately recognised as a milestone in the history of popular theology and has since sold more than a quarter of a million editions. Now 60 years old, it is stunningly repackaged to launch the Signature Classics range.
A masterpiece of satire, this classic has entertained and enlightened readers the world over with its sly and ironic portrayal of human life and foibles from the vantage point of Screwtape, a highly placed assistant to "Our Father Below". At once wildly comic, deadly serious and strikingly original, CS Lewis gives us the correspondence of the worldly wise old devil to his nephew Wormwood, a novice demon in charge of securing the damnation of an ordinary young man.
Dedicated to Lewis's friend and colleague JRR Tolkien, 'The Screwtape Letters' is the most engaging account of temptation - and triumph over it - ever written.