War in Heaven

War in Heaven

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War in Heaven by Charles Williams

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moment, and he broke in again hastily.

"Oh, mummie, don't sit down there, that's my table," he said.

"Darling, I'm so sorry," Barbara Rackstraw answered. "Had you got anything on it?"

"Well, I was going to put the dinner things," Adrian explained. "I'll just see if the chicken's cooked. Oh, it's lovely!"

"How nice!" Barbara said abstractedly. "Is it a large chicken?"

"Not a very large one," Adrian admitted. "There's enough for me and you and my Bath auntie."

"Oh," said Barbara, startled, "is your Bath auntie here?"

"Well, she may be coming," said Adrian. "Mummie, why do I have a Bath auntie?"

"Because a baby grew up into your Bath auntie, darling," his mother said. "Unintentional but satisfactory, as far as it goes. Adrian, do you think your father will like cold sausages? Because there doesn't seem to be anything else much."

"I don't want any cold sausages," Adrian said hurriedly.

"No, my angel, but it's the twenty-seventh of the month, an

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I started reading Charles Williams because he was an Inkling and friend of C.S. Lewis & J.R.R. Tolkien. This is an excellent story - a spiritual and supernatural thriller. I'm going to read all his books and post reviews because he seems to be the exact type of author I've been looking for - clever, Scripturally-literate. It's easy to imagine him quaffing pints with Lewis and Tolkien!
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