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Book Review: The Great Divorce: A Dream by C.S. Lewis

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A chance bus trip took the author to Heaven with many other passengers.  When they arrived in perfection, they had the choice of staying or leaving.
Through dialogues, which are rich with imagery and metaphors, Lewis that clarifies tenants of Christianity and explain why people eschewing a better life.  In Heaven, love is a more enriching, encompassing concept than on Earth and worldly possession are worthless.  In defiance of logic, letting go of the lifestyle to which one became accustomed is too overwhelming for many people.
Finally, The Great Divorce: A Dream makes Christian principles easy to understand and glaring the hypocrisy of human nature.
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