The Place of the Lion

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First edition

The Place of the Lion is a fantasy novel written by Charles Williams. The novel was first published in 1931 by Victor Gollancz.

Platonic archetypes begin to appear throughout England, wreaking havoc and drawing to the surface the spiritual strengths and flaws of individual characters.

Critical reception[edit]

Boucher and McComas described The Place of the Lion as "one of the most daringly conceived and stunningly visualized of all [Williams's] novels.".[1]


  • Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1933
  • Regent College Publishing, 2003, ISBN 1-57383-108-5
  • Victor Gollancz Ltd / London / 1947


  1. ^ "Recommended Reading," F&SF, October 1951, p.59

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