The second novel in Lewis's science fiction trilogy tells of Dr Ransom's voyage to the planet of Perelandra (Venus). In the second novel in C.S. Lewis's classic science fiction trilogy, 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...
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Clive Staples 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.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. The second novel in Lewis's science fiction trilogy tells of Dr Ransom's voyage to the planet of Perelandra (Venus).On Perelandra Dr Ransom finds himself battling to preserve a second Eden from the evil forces present in the possessed body of his enemy, Weston. Ransom eventually destroys the body of Weston, which he calls the 'Un-man' and is thanked by all the creatures of the planet which come to greet him.Through the fantasy of Perelandra, Lewis explores issues of good and evil, God and the devil. His vividly imaginative description of another world is remarkable and delightul. Bookseller Inventory # 028759