Out of the Silent Planet is the first novel from Lewis s Space Trilogy, (also called the Space Trilogy, the Cosmic Trilogy and the Ransom Trilogy,) considered to be his chief contribution to the science-fiction genre. A planetary romance with elements of medieval mythology, the trilogy concerns Dr. Ransom, a linguist who, like Christ, is offered as a ransom for mankind. On a walking tour of the English countryside, Ransom falls in with some slightly shady characters from his old University and wakes up suddenly to find himself naked in a metal ball in the middle of the light-filled heavens. He learns that he is on his way to a world called Malacandra by its natives, who also call our world Thulcandra...the Silent Planet. The Malacandrans see planets as having a tutelary spirit: those of the other planets are good and accessible, but that of Earth is fallen and twisted.
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C. S. LEWIS (1898-1963), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably the most influential Christian writer of his day. 'Jack' Lewis is best known for his literary criticism, religious and ethical works, science fiction, and for his Narnia chronicles for children -- all of which continue to attract thousands of new readers every year.
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Book Description Collier Books, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 002086910X
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