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Perelandra Audiobook

Perelandra: Ransom Trilogy, Book 2

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Publisher's Summary

Perelandra is a planet of pleasure, an unearthly, misty world of strange desires, sweet smells, and delicious tastes, where beasts are friendly and naked beauty is unashamed, a new Garden of Eden, where the story of the oldest temptation is enacted in an intriguingly new way. Here, in the second part of the trilogy, Dr. Ransom's adventures continue against the backdrop of a religious allegory that, while it may seem quaint in its treatment of women today, nonetheless shows the capability of science to be an evil force tempting a ruler away from the path that has produced a paradisiac kingdom.

©1944 Clive Staples Lewis; (P)2000 Blackstone Audiobooks

What the Critics Say

"Geoffrey Howard's skilled narration keeps the listener riveted. His scholarly handling of the text minimizes characterization, while easily distinguishing the players. Howard's respect for the subject matter equals Lewis's own and entices the listener to address serious questions of temptation and morality." (AudioFile)

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    Mike Tabib 01-07-17
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    "deep knowledge following deep magic..."

    Sad that the book ended...it is uthe sadness of bidding farewell to a beloved friend...

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    T. Schaeffer Ohio, USA 09-05-16
    T. Schaeffer Ohio, USA 09-05-16 Member Since 2015

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    "Not as much sci-fi, heavy religious imagery."

    Well written as always with CSL. The mechanics of the world are less evocative the n those of Melecandra.

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    Alan S. 06-07-16
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    "Beautiful writing and deep theology"

    I had not read the space trilogy before listening to it. Fantastic concept! I highly recommend it.

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    Jonathan P Firl 07-21-15
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    "Otherworldly Yet Familiar"

    Infinite Circles within the Sphere. Lewis opens the mind to a world of hidden planets and beings beyond this planet, yet near to the hearts of those who chose to explore.

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    Baba 07-19-15
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    "Book 2 of 3"

    With the help of a trans solar coffin Dr. Ransom explores Venus. Lands on float of water a land of gold and pleasure. It is a reimagined Garden of Eden...with Biblical undertones and the great question of good and evil... Life and death...
    If you are a fan of C.S. Lewis this books for you!
    Great narration very beautiful in its description wonderfully imaginative.

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    J. McSwain Grapevine, TX USA 06-11-15
    J. McSwain Grapevine, TX USA 06-11-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Beautiful Story and Eloquent Reading"

    I loved the book and the beautiful core of Godliness and hope for each man, woman and all of God's creatures.

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    "A Work of Art"

    Even better than the first book in the series, and one of my overall favorites by C.S. Lewis. What a mind-expanding experience.

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    dennishirwin 05-25-15
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    "Excellent narration."

    Geoffrey Howard's style is very similar to CSL's speaking style. Re the book itself, the writing style is the opposite of that in the Narnia nooks. Instead of telling a story that reaches a moral, CSL uses the story yo frame the conversations that teach the moral.

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    Fahfrid Houston, TX 05-21-15
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    "Excellent Work!"

    How wonderful to find the series I literally "wore out" twice available in this format

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    Amazon Customer San Antonio, TX, United States 05-08-15
    Amazon Customer San Antonio, TX, United States 05-08-15 Member Since 2012
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    "faith & cience fiction, rolled into one."

    Great performance of a story of interplanetary travel written before man landed on the moon. A new twist on a medieval morality tale done well.

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