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An edition of Out of the Silent Planet (1938)

Out of the silent planet

1st Scribner Paperback Fiction ed.
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English
Pages
160

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The first book in Lewis's Space Trilogy, Out of the Silent Planet tells the story of Dr. Elwin Ransom, a philologist who likes to explore the English countryside on foot. Seeking out a place to stay the night, he ends up at the estate of a colleague who is away in London. However, the house is not empty. Ransom stumbles upon the plot of a megalomaniacal scientist and his collaborator, who just happens to be an old schoolmate of Ransom's. Drugged, kidnapped, and wisked away in the scientists rocket to the planet Malacandra where he is to serve as a human sacrifice, Dr. Ransom escapes into the strange Malacandran wilderness pursued by his kidnappers and abandoning his hopes of returning to Earth.

Ransom discovers that the inhabitants of Malacandra are not what his kidnappers believed them to be. In his adventures in the often strangely beautiful, sometimes dangerous, and sometimes surprisingly familiar Malacandra and its inhabitants, Ransom uncovers information about the larger universe and Earth's place that suggest he has as much to discover about his home planet as he does about the alien Malacandra.

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Cover of: Out of the Silent Planet (Space Trilogy, Book One)
Out of the Silent Planet (Space Trilogy, Book One)
March 4, 2003, Scribner
Paperback in English
Cover of: Out of the Silent Planet
Out of the Silent Planet
Mar 18, 2000, Voyager/Harper Collins
Cover of: Out of the silent planet
Out of the silent planet
1996, Scribner Paperback Fiction
in English - 1st Scribner Paperback Fiction ed.
Cover of: Out of the silent planet
Out of the silent planet
1996, Scribner Classics
in English
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Out of the Silent Planet
1965, Macmillan
in English

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New York

Edition Notes

Genre
Fiction.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
823/.912
Library of Congress
PR6023.E926 O54 1996

The Physical Object

Pagination
160 p. ;
Number of pages
160

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL973494M
Internet Archive
outofsilentplane0000lewi_p1g3
ISBN 10
0684823802
ISBN 13
9780684823805
LC Control Number
96010402
Library Thing
1182712
Goodreads
497114

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