Sunday, September 29, 2013

C.S. Lewis’ Favourite Pub

Walking around Oxford, one comes across the Eagle and Child Pub. Between the years 1939-1962, C.S. Lewis, his brother W.H. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Williams and other friends met every Tuesday morning in the back room of this pub, which was their favourite pub. These men, popularly known as the ‘Inklings’, met here to drink Beer and to discuss, among other things, the books they were writing. The conversations that have taken place here have profoundly influenced the development of 20th century English literature. 




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