Darkness Visible: Descent into Hell, Revisited

The second post in my exploration of Charles Williams’ macabre masterpiece Descent into Hell

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Descent into Hell: a Masterpiece of Emotion

If you can get past the somewhat macabre title, you’ll find an uncommonly beautiful story about the power of fear, forgiveness and free will from the mind of Tolkien/ Lewis’s fellow (yet lesser-known) Inkling, Charles Williams. Confession time: I’d never heard of this author until recently, and I only discovered his work through searching ‘Doppelgänger books’ on Google for my PhD.

But Descent into Hell is so much more than this.

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