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Out of the Silent Planet - C.S. Lewis
Out of the Silent Planet
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3.33 30
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780684823805 (0684823802)
Publisher: Scribner
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
Series: Space Trilogy (#1)
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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 rated it
2.0 Out of the Silent Planet
I did not like this book... at all...
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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it was a bit of a disappointment.The book is of course old so one would expect the science in it to be somewhat outdated and that it is indeed.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...
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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