This volume of short essays and other pieces by C. S. Lewis is part of a larger collection, C. S. Lewis: Essay Collection and Other Short Pieces. In addition to his many books, letters, and poems, C. S. Lewis wrote a great number of essays and shorter pieces on various subjects. He wrote extensively on Christian theology and the defense of faith but also on ethical issues and the nature of literature and storytelling. Within these pages is a treasure trove of Lewis’ reflections on diverse topics. This volume includes: 1. The Hobbit 2. Period Criticism 3. On Stories 4. On Three Ways of Writing for Children 5. Prudery and Philology 6. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings 7. Sometimes Fairy Stories May Say Best What’s to Be Said 8. It All Began with a Picture … 9. Unreal Estates 10. On Criticism 11. Cross-Examination 12. A Tribute to E. R. Eddison 13. The Mythopoeic Gift of Rider Haggard 14. George Orwell 15. A Panegyric for Dorothy L. Sayers 16. The Novels of Charles Williams.