C. S. Lewis The Cosmic Trilogy

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The Cosmic Trilogy

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The classic science fiction trilogy by the author of "The Chronicles of Narnia" is at last available in a new paperback boxed set. "The Cosmic Trilogy" is a remarkable work of fantasy, demonstrating the powerful imagination of C.S Lewis. Out of the "Silent Planet": 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. "Perelandra": Dr Ransom is called to the paradise planet of Perelandra, or Venus, which turns out to be a beautiful Eden-like world. He is horrified to find that his old enemy, Dr Weston, has also arrived and is putting him in grave peril once more. As the mad Weston's body is taken over by the forces of evil, Ransom engages in a desperate struggle to save the innocence of Perelandra. "That Hideous Strength": Newly-married Mark and Jane Studdock are drawn into events very far out of the ordinary. The morning after a horrific nightmare about a decapitated head, Jane sees the same face in a newspaper and has the growing feeling that she is being warned of something real and ominous. Meanwhile, Mark has been enticed to join the National Institute for Co-ordinated Experiments, which aims to control human society. As he is drawn into the sinister organization, he discovers the truth about his wife's dreams, while she seeks helps at a community called St Anne's, led by the charismatic Dr Ransom.

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C.S. Lewis, moralist and novelist, was born in 1898 in Belfast and educated at Malvern and University College, Oxford. He was appointed Professor of Medieval and Renaissance English at Cambridge in 1954. 'Jack' Lewis is best known for his literary criticism, religious and ethical works, science fiction, and most notably for his Narnia chronicles for children. He died in 1963.


"This book has real splendour, compelling moments and a flowing narrative." New York Times "An extravagant mingling of dream and realism!excellent and thrilling reading." Daily Telegraph "Remarkable!a rare power of inventive imagination" Times Literary Supplement "Adventure beyond our Earth ... beautifully coloured and shaped." The Times

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Lewis, C. S.
Published by HarperCollins Entertainment (2006)
ISBN 10: 0007121776 ISBN 13: 9780007121779
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