Ransom Trilogy
Books in series3
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(4.4 based on 2295 ratings)
  • 1

    Out of the Silent Planet

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By C.S. Lewis
    • Narrated By Geoffrey Howard
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    Overall
    (925)
    Performance
    (437)
    Story
    (453)

    Out of the Silent Planet is the first novel of the Cosmic Trilogy, considered to be C.S. Lewis' chief contribution to the science fiction genre.

    David says: "Original, complex, not middle of the road"
    Original, complex, not middle of the road

    Written in the 30's and poor science fiction [SF] (some of the science in it is wrong even by the knowledge of Lewis's day), this novel is incredible ..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 27 2005 by David (Henderson, NV, USA)
  • 2

    Perelandra

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By C.S. Lewis
    • Narrated By Geoffrey Howard
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    Overall
    (740)
    Performance
    (335)
    Story
    (348)

    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.

    Tim says: "An Insightful Look at the Nature of Temptation"
    An Insightful Look at the Nature of Temptation

    In contrast to the scoring by other reviewers, I felt that this was the strongest book in what is commonly known as "The Space Trilogy". Lewis' exami..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 17 2005 by Tim (Fremont, NE, United States)
  • 3

    That Hideous Strength

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By C.S. Lewis
    • Narrated By Geoffrey Howard
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    Overall
    (560)
    Performance
    (256)
    Story
    (270)

    In this, the final book in C.S. Lewis's acclaimed Space Trilogy, which includes Out of the Silent Planet and Perelandra, That Hideous Strength concludes the adventures of the matchless Dr. Ransom.

    Larry says: "Cloning, stem cell research, psycho-chemistry."
    Cloning, stem cell research, psycho-chemistry.

    Maybe you're all for human cloning and pushing the scientific exploitation of man as resource. You won't like this book. Lewis paints the future bleak..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 24 2005 by Larry (Prairie Village, KS, United States)