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Surprised by Laughter

Surprised by Laughter The Comic World of C.S. Lewis

By Terry Lindvall
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.21 Stars

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On 2/15 North Laurel wrote: Personally, reading that description did not prepare me for this book. The scope of the book is somewhat touched on when it says “a highly amusing and deeply meaningful journey” but perhaps the sentence should have been in bold, italicized and perhaps in a larger font for emphasis. Lindvall mentions ... Book Review: Surprised by Laughter

North Laurel's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/15 Seth Skogerboe wrote: HAHAHAHAHAHA!!! No, just kidding. (Gotcha’. :-) ) Surprised by Laughter is both enjoyable and accurate as a study of the wit and wisdom of C.S. Lewis. Whom I quote frequently. And may or may not have read several books about. And of whom I may be (for my age and amount of study-into-the-subject done) ... "Surprised by Laughter" by Terry Lindvall :: Biography

Seth's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/13 slpray wrote: Surprised by Laughter: The Comic World of C.S. Lewis is written by Dr. Terry Lindvall and examines how C. S. Lewis incorporated humor into his writings. Dr. Lindvall covers four types of humor utilized by Lewis and gives examples of how these types of humor were manifested in Lewis’ writings and in ... Book Review - Surprised By Laughter: The Comic World of C. S. Lewis

slpray's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/12 Robert Stump wrote: The WarningSurprised by Laughter is not a funny book.  It might be well to at to the subtitle A Serious Look at. . . The buyer would at least have some cave emptor before finding himself holding a very unfunny book about a hilarious man.  This would have the added benefit of reflecting ... Suprised by Laughter: Not a funny book

Robert's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/11 Peter Stevens wrote: If you've read C.S. Lewis, you know that even in some of his more serious works, there is humor. Have you ever stopped to wonder why Lewis writes this way? I think that there are many of us today who ignore the power of laughter, humor, and even joy in the life of a Christian. Lewis knew the power and ... Learning to Laugh With C.S. Lewis

Peter Stevens' Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/10 For His Glory Alone wrote: This book was a look at C.S. Lewis life through studying his humor. The author approached the book by combining lots of excerpts from C.S. Lewis' works and showing how the different types of humor were shown in those works. The person who wrote this book is highly intelligent and knows a lot about ... Book Review: Surprised by Laughter

For His Glory Alone's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/9 Seth Caddell wrote: Surprised by Laughter isn't quite what it first appears to be.  Rather than being a book about the humor of Lewis (which is what I figured) it's about his wit, and serves more as a biography than anything.  Weighing in at 486 pages the book takes an exhaustive look at Lewis' life and writings. ... 126 - Surprised by Laughter

Seth's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/8 Deepak Nare wrote: Surprised by Laughter: The Comic World of C.S. Lewis by Terry Lindvall is a thesis on the writing style of C.S. Lewis and his wisdom of wits. No reader of humor is stranger to the name of C. S. Lewis; his witticism and view of life makes one to think about things in a cerebral way, ponder the general ... Surprised By Laughter

Deepak's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/7 chris vonada wrote: Surprised By Laughter by Terry Lindvall, Ph.D., is subtitled “The comic world of C.S. Lewis.” As I am a huge fan of C.S. Lewis, so I thought this would be a great book to check out. I think it would be excellent for anyone who is a student of Lewis and would like to know a wealth of information about ... Book Review: Surprised By Laughter by Terry Lindvall, Ph.D.

chris' Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/6 Darlene Messenger wrote: As a lover of literature, especially that of C.S. Lewis, this book was a delight. Written by Terry Lindvall. Phd, this is the definitive work on the writings of C.S. Lewis. Full of anecdotes, historical facts and quotes by Lewis, we step into Lewis' world; a world full of magical places, creatures and ... Review of " Surprised By Laughter: The Comic World of C.S. Lewis by Terry Lindvall. PHD

Darlene's Rating:

5 Stars