Rediscover the World's Greatest Stories

Frank Lavallo hosts two readers and the three of them summarize the world’s greatest works of classic literature, giving their reactions along the way. If SparkNotes had an audio best friend, it would be us!

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“Till We Have Faces” by C. S. Lewis

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S6 Ep 8

Host: Frank Lavallo

Readers: Katie Smith and Peter Toomey

Author: C. S. Lewis

Year of Publication: 1956

Plot: The original story of Cupid and Psyche, told in the 2nd century AD, was believed by Lewis to be illogical and problematic. As a result, he developed a new story from a new main character’s point of view: Orual. She is the older sister to Psyche. Together, they grapple with Gods over spiritual disputes and bitter inner turmoil.

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