Perelandra is the second book in the Space Trilogy of C. S. Lewis, set on the planet of Perelandra, or Venus. It was first published in Contents. 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. Editorial Reviews. Review. Commonweal Writing of the highest order. Perelandra is, from all Perelandra: (Space Trilogy, Book Two) (The Space Trilogy 2) – Kindle edition by C. S. Lewis. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device .

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Lewis book, a work so colorful and imaginative and theologically charged that it would win me over completely. He spends more time preaching to the reader through his characters than he spends delivering oerelandra story – you’d think this would make his message clearer, but the actual result is a bad story and watered down arguments and philosophy. Auch wenn ich es nicht beendet habe, empfehle ich das Buch weiter.

Perelandra – Wikipedia

Unfortunately, the only being on Thulcandra at the moment with any experience in saving entire planets was Dr. The first book is a little deceiving because its easy enough to get through. Open Preview See a Problem? To be honest though I don’t think you’ll be very emotionally invested especially at the beginning unless you’ve read the perrlandra book. However, as the rafts have no geologic foundations, they are in a constant state of motion.

Maybe it’s the audio version or maybe it’s the timing, but this time around – my 2nd through the book – there are some thoughts that are really connecting at every level, in particular the horror of the Unman and of the Fallen and the understanding of the joy and freedom found in obedience to the one true God.


In the best tradition of science fiction, this speculative twist on the familiar can be both thought-provoking and illuminating. Feb 12, Vhernalyn rated it really liked perrlandra.

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Lists with This Book. To date, the Narnia books have sold over million copies and been transformed into three major motion pictures. Massive floating landmasses that move and writhe along with the oceans, a plethora of familiar-yet-not plant and animal life, and sensory experiences that go wildly beyond the limits of Earth.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. You might say, “Its the story of a man named Ransom, and his adventures with space travel. There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name.

Lewis is a great Christian writer though his books don’t have to be read with Christianity in mind. The outcome of Dr. He had the sense of getting in [Miss Hardcastle sensed Mark’s weakness and took advantage of it].

The confrontations were pretty impressive in a certain way, and she makes this dramatic tell-all speech to explain that they know what he is and understand that he and the others like him were cast down from the physical heavens and imprisoned on Earth by the older beings for some now unknown and horrible crime.

This is a fairly nice little collection, though, if you’re into that kind of thing.

Space Trilogy: Out of the Silent Planet / Perelandra / That Hideous Strength

This trilogy is definitely something different from the most SF books I’ve read. Haldane ‘s Possible Worlds both of wh[ich] seemed to take the idea of such [space] travel seriously and to have the desperately immoral outlook wh[ich] I try to pillory in Weston. In conclusion, That Hideous Strength is an excellent work of both philosophy and science fiction that questions the reader’s ideas.


The Perelandra version of Eve has such a naive and alien perspective, it’s strangely entertaining to lswis Earth men attempt to explain anything to her in a way she would be able to comprehend. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

That Hideous Strength was difficult to get into, but the last third of the book makes it worth it. Sometimes it takes slow epace careful reading to untangle, as the books ponder the mysteries of love, space, time and material.

After reading these three books from January to March, I found myself appreciating sci-fi as a genre in a way I never had before.

Perelandra (The Space Trilogy, #2) by C.S. Lewis

Lewis’ thought screams from the pages of this book, as it does from “Out of the Silent Planet” As of this writing, I have yet to read “That Hideous Strength,” but it’s next. Ransom now realizes that his mission is to do what he can do to keep the Enemy from succeeding in this aim, and that he Ransom is the instrument of Maledil to keep the Fall from occurring on this planet of Perelandra. The planet is covered, so far as Ransom can at first see, by a sweet-water ocean, which is dotted with floating rafts of vegetation.

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