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Out of the silent planet

Author: C S Lewis
Publisher: New York : Avon Publishing Co., [1949] ©1949
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Avon reprint editionView all editions and formats
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Out of the Silent Planet introduces Dr. Ransom and chronicles his abduction by a megalomaniacal physicist and his accomplice via space ship to the planet Malacandra. The two men are in need of a human sacrifice and Dr. Ransom would seem to fit the bill. Dr. Ransom escapes upon landing, though, and goes on the run, a stranger in a land that, like Jonathan Swift's Lilliput, is enchanting in its difference from Earth  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963.
Out of the silent planet.
New York, Avon Pub. Co. [1949]
(OCoLC)950564248
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C S Lewis
OCLC Number: 1705638
Notes: A novel.
"Avon 195"--Cover.
The first of a trilogy, the title of the second being Perelandra and that of the third That hideous strength.
Description: 159 pages ; 17 cm.
Responsibility: by C.S. Lewis.

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Out of the Silent Planet introduces Dr. Ransom and chronicles his abduction by a megalomaniacal physicist and his accomplice via space ship to the planet Malacandra. The two men are in need of a human sacrifice and Dr. Ransom would seem to fit the bill. Dr. Ransom escapes upon landing, though, and goes on the run, a stranger in a land that, like Jonathan Swift's Lilliput, is enchanting in its difference from Earth and instructive in its similarity.

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