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Perelandra (Space Trilogy, Book 2) (original 1943; edition 1943)

by C. S. Lewis

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Title:Perelandra (Space Trilogy, Book 2)
Authors:C. S. Lewis
Info:HarperCollins Entertainment (2005), Paperback, 288 pages
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Perelandra by C. S. Lewis (1943)

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The eldila send Elwin Ransom on a mission to Perelandra, what we call Venus, to prevent a second Eve from succumbing to temptation and a second Fall.

Starting from the prosaic, we move surely but steadily through the wonders of a new world to the struggle against Professor Weston (the Satan figure) to the mythic splendour of the finale, with lots to ponder on the way. ( )
  Robertgreaves | Mar 25, 2017 |
The second of thee volume theodicy work
  brendanus | Jun 18, 2016 |
Good enough of a sequel. ( )
  ndpmcIntosh | Mar 21, 2016 |
Fecha de lectura aproximada. Sólo recuerdo el mes y el año, no el día. ( )
  MisaBookworm | Feb 2, 2016 |
Second in CS Lewis's sci-fi trilogy. Dr Ransom goes to the planet Perelandra on a mission, although he's no idea what he's supposed to do. A thought-provoking allegory of the Garden of Eden, with a fair amount of Christian theology expressed clearly in context. A little violence and a very dramatic ending. Excellent. ( )
  SueinCyprus | Jan 26, 2016 |
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As I left the railway station at Worchester and set out on the three-mile walk to Ransom's cottage, I reflected that no one on that platform could possibly guess the truth about the man I was going to visit.
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The story of the fall of man philosophically retold as a space adventure. An amazing allegorical work by one of England's most well-known authors.
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The second book in C. S. Lewis's acclaimed Space Trilogy, which also includes Out of the Silent Planet and That Hideous Strength, Perelandra continues the adventures of the extraordinary Dr. Ransom. Pitted against the most destructive of human weaknesses, temptation, the great man must battle evil on a new planet -- Perelandra -- when it is invaded by a dark force. Will Perelandra succumb to this malevolent being, who strives to create a new world order and who must destroy an old and beautiful civilization to do so? Or will it throw off the yoke of corruption and achieve a spiritual perfection as yet unknown to man? The outcome of Dr. Ransom's mighty struggle alone will determine the fate of this peace-loving planet.

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Dr. Ransom is recruited by the denizens of Malacandra, befriended in Out of the Silent Planet, to rescue the edenic planet Perelandra and its peace-loving populace from a terrible threat: a malevolent being from another world who strives to create a new world order, and who must destroy an old and beautiful civilization to do so.… (more)

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