New CS Lewis letters describe Donegal landscape as having a “sinister character”

Newly discovered un-published letters from the world famous writer CS Lewis have recounted his visits to Donegal and in which he describes the South of the County of having a “sinister character”

The Belfast writer was referring to the scenery of the county he observed between 1944 and 1968 - he described north Donegal as “lovely”.

The 11 letters were this week presented to Queen’s University Belfast by members of the Acworth family.

Head of collections and archives at Queen's, Deidre Wildey says the letters are hugely important:

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