Out Of the Silent Planet

by Lewis, C S

Out Of the Silent Planet is the first novel of C.S. Lewis's classic science fiction trilogy. Dr Ransom, a Cambridge academic, is abducted and led to a spaceship to the red planet of Malacandra, which he knows as Mars. His captors plot to plunder the planet's treasures and to offer Ransom as a sacrifice to the creatures that reside there. Ransom discovers he has come from the 'silent planet', Earth, a tragic story that is known throughout the universe.

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The novel was first published in 1938 by John Lane, then published by The Macmillan Company in 1943.

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Out of the Silent Planet (Signed first edition)

by C. S. Lewis

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1938
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Out of the Silent Planet

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1946
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Out of the Silent Planet

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Out of the Silent Planet

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Out of the Silent Planet.

by LEWIS, C. S.

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1947
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Out Of The Silent Planet;Perelandra;That Hideous Strength

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Out of the Silent Planet (Space Trilogy, Book 1)

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Out of the Silent Planet

by Lewis, C S

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1951
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Out of the Silent Planet

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Out of the Silent Planet

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1947
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OUT OF THE SILENT PLANET

by Lewis, C.S.

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1952
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Out of the Silent Planet.

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Out of the Silent Planet

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OUT OF THE SILENT PLANET

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Out of the Silent Planet

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Out of the Silent Planet

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1952
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Out of the Silent Planet

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Out of the Silent Planet (Space Trilogy, Book One)

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Out of the Silent Planet

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1946
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