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Out of the Silent Planet (The Space Trilogy, Book #1)

Series The Space Trilogy
Author C.S. Lewis
Narrator Geoffrey Howard
Runtime 5.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
Publisher Blackstone / CS Lewis
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Release Date October 4, 2009
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Out of the Silent Planet is the first novel of the Cosmic Trilogy, considered to be C.S. Lewis' chief contribution to the science fiction genre. The trilogy concerns Dr. Ransom, a linguist, who, like Christ, was offered a ransom for mankind. The first two novels are planetary romances with elements of medieval mythology.

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Out of the Silent Planet is the first novel of the Cosmic Trilogy, considered to be C.S. Lewis' chief contribution to the science fiction genre. The trilogy concerns Dr. Ransom, a linguist, who, like Christ, was offered a ransom for mankind. The first two novels are planetary romances with elements of medieval mythology. Each planet is seen as having a tutelary spirit; those of the other planets are both good and accessible, while that of Earth is fallen, twisted, and not known directly by most humans. The story is powerfully imagined, and the effects of lesser gravity on Martian planet and animal life is vividly rendered.

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Great for listening to on long journeys
l read the paperback many years ago. I'm enjoying this audiobook. It is very well read
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Review by / (Posted on 2/10/2018)
I really enjoyed this
I really enjoyed this. Very funny at points. The theological lessons are clear too. The new language helps to simplify profound truths and helps us see common truth through a fresh lens.
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Review by / (Posted on 1/31/2017)
Excellent
This is a wonderful book. One of Lewis' best. This audio version is very well read, and with an English accent which is appropriate considering the book's source. I strongly recommend it.
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