Just as readers have been transfixed by the stories, characters, and deeper meanings of Lewis's timeless tales in The Chronicles of Narnia, most find this same allure in his classic Space Trilogy. In these fantasy stories for adults, we encounter, once again, magical creatures, a world of wonders, epic battles, and revelations of transcendent truths.
Out of the Silent Planet is the first novel in C. S. Lewis's classic science fiction trilogy. It tells the adventure of Dr. Ransom, a Cambridge academic, who 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!
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Best book ever
Love this book. I've read the trilogy a million times. Recommend for everybody.
This series was so pathetically filled with misogynistic tripe as to be nearly unreadable. Not a book to be set aside lightly, but rather one to be thrown with great force.
C.S. Lewis again proves his skill of fictional story telling! This original novel will astound and entrance readers of all ages!