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Out of the silent planet

By: Lewis, C. S.

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Part of the The cosmic trilogy ; 1 series
0007157150 / 9780007157150
Paperback
823.912
05/12/2005
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England
Science fiction
20 cm vii, 206 p.
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Quiz No: 202456, Points 10.00, Book Level 7.40,
Upper Years - Key Stage 3 Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: London: John Lane (The Bodley Head), 1938.
The first novel in C.S. Lewis's classic sci-fi trilogy which tells the adventure of Dr Ransom who is kidnapped and transported to Mars / C.S. Lewis's only other major work of fiction outside The Chronicles of Narnia. / Classic and thrilling science fiction writing, inspired particularly by Lewis's closest friends JRR Tolkien and Arthur C Clarke. / The release of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe film in December will inspire new fans to read more Lewis (e.g. The Silmarillion sales leapt up more than 400% after The Lord of the Rings). These new editions are carefully positioned to make full

In the first novel of C.S. Lewis' classic science fiction trilogy, 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...

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