The great divorce quotes showing 130 of 130 there are only two kinds of people in the end those who say to god quotthy will be donequot and those to whom god says in the end quotthy will be donequot all that are in hell choose it.
One thing to keep in mind in regards to the great divorce is that if the narrator were truly in the high country or grey town he would already be dead thus he cannot quotdiequot at the end of the work thus he cannot quotdiequot at the end of the work.
Finally he hints at a solution of the trilemma on the issue of consciousness hell is in no sense parallel to heaven it is the darkness outside the outer rim where being fades away into nonentity hell this was written about 5 years before the great divorce.
The loose dreamlike structure of the stronggreat divorcestrong makes it harder for readers to discuss it in stages so we have provided a set of topiccasebased questions for those who would like to 20 how did he strongfinallystrong break free 21 what were the consequences of his choice.
The great divorce is an allegorical book by cs lewis this book comes from the pov of an author avatar who finds himself in quotthe grey townquot a dismal place where it is always twilight the lights are on but are not welcoming and always raining even inside the place seems empty and vast there are many houses.
An allegory along the lines of dantes divine comedy christian apologist cs lewis book the stronggreat divorcestrong was written as lewis explains in the preface to combat the.