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That Hideous Strength. by  C.S Lewis - Signed First Edition - 1943 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 81218)

That Hideous Strength.

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That Hideous Strength.

by Lewis, C.S

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London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1943.

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That Hideous Strength is the third novel in Lewis's science fiction trilogy. Set on Earth, it tells of a terrifying conspiracy against humanity. The story surrounds Mark and Jane Studdock, a newly married couple. Mark is a sociologist who is enticed to join an organization called N.I.C.E., which aims to control all human life. Jane, meanwhile, has bizarre prophetic dreams about a decapitated scientist, Alcasan. As Mark is drawn inextricably into the sinister organization, he discovers the truth of his wife's dreams when he meets the literal head of Alcasan, which is being kept alive by infusions of blood. Jane seeks help concerning her dreams at a community called St. Anne's, where she meets their leader—Dr. Ransom. The story ends in a final spectacular scene at the N.I.C.E. headquarters where Merlin appears to confront the powers of Hell. -C.S. Lewis Official Website. 

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Bookseller
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
81218
Title
That Hideous Strength.
Author
Lewis, C.S
Book condition
Used
Publisher
John Lane, The Bodley Head
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1943
Keywords
C.S. Lewis, C.S. Lewis First Edition Signed, George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four, That Hideous Strength

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