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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