The classic science fiction trilogy by the author of The Chronicles of Narnia 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…
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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“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 TimesFrom the Back Cover:
The Cosmic Trilogy is a remarkable work of fantasy, demonstrating yet again the powerful imagination of C.S Lewis.
OUT OF THE SILENT PLANET
Dr Ransom, a Cambridge academic is kidnapped and transported to another planet, Malacandra (Mars). His captors are plotting to plunder the planet’s treasures and plan to offer Ransom as a sacrifice to the rational creatures they have found there. Through the Malacandrans, spiritual truths concerning the Earth are uncovered.
On Perelandra (Venus), Dr Ransom finds himself battling to preserve a second Eden from the evil forces present in the possessed body of his enemy Dr Weston.
THAT HIDEOUS STRENGTH
Back on Earth Jane Studdock is disturbed by prophetic nightmares while her husband, Mark, is drawn into the National Institute for Co-ordinated Experiments which is engaged in a plan to recreate mankind in the image of slave robots.
These are thrilling stories with a spiritual message. Through the fantasy of other worlds, Lewis explores the issues of good and evil, God and the devil and ponders the future of the human race.
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