• That Hideous Strength

  • Ransom Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: C. S. Lewis
  • Narrated by: Geoffrey Howard
  • Length: 14 hrs and 12 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (5,841 ratings)

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That Hideous Strength

By: C. S. Lewis
Narrated by: Geoffrey Howard
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Publisher's summary

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. Finding himself in a world of superior alien beings and scientific experiments run amok, Dr. Ransom struggles with questions of ethics and morality, applying age-old wisdom to a brave new universe dominated by science. His quest for truth is a journey filled with intrigue and suspense.

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Critic reviews

"Well-written, fast-paced satirical fantasy." (Time)
"Biting wit, superlatively nonsensical excitement, challenging implications." (New York Times)

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