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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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Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road rated it
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...
PG's Books
PG's Books rated it
2.0 Out of the Silent Planet
Sometimes I really like “going back in time” and read some of the old books in the genre. This one had been on my to-read shelf for a while. Unfortunately it was a bit of a disappointment.The book is of course old so one would expect the science in it to be somewhat outdated and that it is indeed. L...
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...
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