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Title: Screwtape Proposes a Toast and Other Pieces
Author: C.S. Lewis
Rating: 3.5 of 5 Stars
A collection of short stories consisting of:
SCREWTAPE PROPOSES A TOAST
THE SHODDY LANDS
THE MAN BORN BLIND
Man, Lewis could write some really WEIRD stuff. As peculiar as it may sound, a demon proposing a toast and going off about the general blandness of evil in the world was the most normal of these stories. The Man Born Blind almost reminded me of a Roald Dahl story with it’s twisted ending.
I am glad I read these and I think the points Lewis was trying to get across WERE conveyed but man, I just didn’t expect that level of weirdness from him.