CS Lewis (Was: Favourite books)

Jadwiga Zajaczkowa / Jenne Heise jenne at fiedlerfamily.net
Tue Dec 14 00:47:02 EST 2004

> What made me feel slightly superior at Lewis was the scene in which the
> spring starts to happen, and the White Witch and Dwarf and Edmund see it,
> and then Lewis says "Unless you have looked at a world of snow for as long
> as Edmund had been looking at it, you will hardly be able to imagine what a
> relief those green patches were after the endless white."  I read that on a
> day when there had been snow on the ground in the south of England for more
> than three weeks, and I counted on my fingers and made it a whole day and a
> half day the children had been in Narnia, and then I thought about the
> North of England and thought "Phooey, he was a soft Southron jessie!"

*smile* I seem to remember knowing just how Edmund felt-- I believe that 
I read that in 1978, which year we had snow cover in the Rochester NY 
area from Thanksgiving to April. 

-- Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, Knowledge Pika jenne at fiedlerfamily.net 
"I don't get the facts wrong.  It's everything else I screw up."
    -- _The Librarian: Quest for the Spear_
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