The Screwtape Letters.
In his diabolical correspondence Screwtape seeks to instruct the doltish Worm wood in the craft of temptation, allowing Lewis to take a scathing poke at the petty appetites that lead us into sin and to offer a darkly comic vision of the real face of evil--a face marred by cruelty, stupidity, and blind self-absorption.
Underlying this theological satire, of course, is a joyous vision of the feast prepared for those who elude Wormwood's pathetic efforts. ****
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