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Out of the Silent Planet - C.S. Lewis
Out of the Silent Planet
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The first novel in C.S. Lewis's classic sci-fi trilogy which tells the adventure of Dr Ransom who is kidnapped and transported to Mars In the first novel of C.S. Lewis's classic science fiction trilogy, Dr Ransom, a Cambridge academic, is abducted and taken on a spaceship to the red planet of... show more
The first novel in C.S. Lewis's classic sci-fi trilogy which tells the adventure of Dr Ransom who is kidnapped and transported to Mars In the first novel of C.S. Lewis's classic science fiction trilogy, Dr Ransom, a Cambridge academic, is abducted and taken on a spaceship to the red planet of Malacandra, which he knows as Mars. His captors are plotting to plunder the planet's treasures and plan to offer Ransom as a sacrifice to the creatures who live there. Ransom discovers he has come from the 'silent planet' -- Earth -- whose tragic story is known throughout the universe!
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780007157150 (0007157150)
ASIN: 7157150
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Series: Space Trilogy (#1)
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3.5 Out of the Silent Planet (Space Trilogy #1)
Out of the Silent Planet On a side note, I haven't seen any hiccups here at Booklikes in the last month. No more disappearing reviews or database resets that I can tell. That being the case, I'll start posting my full reviews here again starting with the next review.
Aerin
Aerin rated it
3.5 Review: Out of the Silent Planet, by C.S. Lewis
Utopias are rarely played straight these days. Though I could name off the top of my head a dozen recent, hugely popular dystopian novels (especially in YA - man, teens sure love their crapsack worlds), I can't think of any modern big-name utopias. (Not true utopias, anyway. If it's hiding a dark...
kennethjmcginnis
kennethjmcginnis rated it
2.0 Out of the Silent Planet
I did not like this book... at all...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
3.0 Out of the Silent Planet (Space Trilogy, Book One)
I've seen this listed as a classic work of science fiction, but having now read this, I find that a misnomer. This is more anti-science fiction. Published in 1938, it involves a philologist, Elwin Ransom, kidnapped by a physicist, Professor Weston and his colleague Dr Devine and transported on a spa...
Dichotomygirl
Dichotomygirl rated it
I know that I read this a decade ago during my fundamentalist period, but I remember nothing about it. I'm interested to see if it holds up as a good book (like the Narnia ones did) or was another I read simply because I didn't read any secular fiction and didn't therefore have that many options. ...
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