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  • proper n. The literary group centered around English writer C.S. Lewis and his associates, particularly J.R.R. Tolkien and Charles Williams.


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  • But I'm reminded of Dorothy Sayers (1893-1957) one of the famous "Inklings" - the group of writers at Oxford that included C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien.

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  • Williams was a friend and contemporary of Tolkien and C.S. Lewis – and when his work took him to Oxford during the Second World War, he promptly became the third great central figure in the informal literary group known as the Inklings ….

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  • Abraham: do you also have a small pack of fellow writers called The Inklings?

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  • Yes Tolkien and Lewis were very good friends they both served in WWI as well as on a group called the Inklings, a Oxford writing group.

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  • As part of the circle known as the Inklings, which consisted of writers and intellectuals, and included J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, and others, he developed and honed his skills and continued to put out extensive writings.

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  • The majority of the 'Inklings' deal with the romantic adventures of a young literary man who wins the affection of high-born ladies, and is made much of in aristrocratic circles.

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  • Published: October 26, 2009 4: 49 PM ET book "Inklings" will be released Nov. 3, but the nationally syndicated political cartoonist will be giving away five signed copies this week as part of a cartoon contest.


  • Starting on Thursday, Koterba will give away a signed copy of "Inklings" for five straight days, and at the end of the contest he will select an entry at random to win the grand prize:


  • The World-Herald's award-winning editorial cartoonist Jeff Koterba is signing copies of his critically acclaimed memoir, "Inklings," from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in the lobby of the World-Herald building at 1314 Douglas St. Koterba's memoir of growing up with Tourette's Syndrome was named one of the best non-fiction books of the year by the Chicago Tribune.

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  • In fiction, I work in the tradition of Charles Williams, who wrote classic "metaphysical thrillers" during the 1930s and was one of the original Inklings, along with C.S. Lewis and Tolkein.

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