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That Hideous Strength (Space Trilogy, #3) The Third Novel In The Science Fiction Trilogy By C.S Lewis This Final Story Is Set On Earth, And 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 Organisation Called N.I.C.E Which Aims To Control All Human Life His Wife, Meanwhile, Has Bizarre Prophetic Dreams About A Decapitated Scientist, Alcasan As Mark Is Drawn Inextricably Into The Sinister Organisation, 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 Main Character Of The Previous Two Titles In The Trilogy The Story Ends In A Final Spectacular Scene At The N.I.C.E Headquarters Where Merlin Appears To Confront The Powers Of Hell About The Author About The Author C S Clive Staples Lewis, Jack To His Intimates, Was Born On November 29, 1898 In Belfast, Ireland His Mother Died When He Was 10 Years Old And His Lawyer Father Allowed Lewis And His Brother Warren Extensive Freedom The Pair Were Extremely Close And They Took Full Advantage Of This Freedom, Learning On Their Own And Frequently Enjoying Games Of Make Believe These Early Activities Led To Lewis S Lifelong Attraction To Fantasy And Mythology, Often Reflected In His Writing He Enjoyed Writing About, And Reading, Literature Of The Past, Publishing Such Works As The Award Winning The Allegory Of Love 1936 , About The Period Of History Known As The Middle Ages Although At One Time Lewis Considered Himself An Atheist, He Soon Became Fascinated With Religion He Is Probably Best Known For His Books For Young Adults, Such As His Chronicles Of Narnia Series This Fantasy Series, As Well As Such Works As The Screwtape Letters A Collection Of Letters Written By The Devil , Is Typical Of The Author S Interest In Mixing Religion


About the Author: C.S. Lewis

Librarian Note There isthan one author in the Goodreads database with this name.CLIVE STAPLES LEWIS 1898 1963 was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954 He was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature Librarian Note There isthan one author in the Goodreads database with this name.CLIVE STAPLES LEWIS 1898 1963 was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954 He was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement He wrotethan thirty books, allowing him to reach a vast audience, and his works continue to attract thousands of new readers every year His most distinguished and popular accomplishments include Mere Christianity, Out of the Silent Planet, The Great Divorce, The Screwtape Letters, and the universally acknowledged classics The Chronicles of Narnia To date, the Narnia books have sold over 100 million copies and been transformed into three major motion pictures.Lewis was married to poet Joy Davidman



10 thoughts on “That Hideous Strength (Space Trilogy, #3)

  1. says:

    Stupendous Just great, and also read in January of 1990 Also read in May of 2009 Also read in June of 1985 Also read in July of 1980 Finished it again on an Audible version in August of 2015 And yet again in Audible in September of 2016 And onetime on Audible in July of 2017.


  2. says:

    FIRST A complaint from a member of my reading group who read the book ONLY because of the very cool bear on the cover In defense of Mr Angry Bear, I must agree that while the giant, kick ass bear on the cover may not be exactly false advertising, it is certainly in the category of misleadingsimilar to beer commercials telling youdrin


  3. says:

    I finished it while 30,000 feet in the air It was a night time flight, and after I finished the last page i set it down, turned to look out the window and while my mind wandered and mulled on what i had just experienced with the book, I saw that we were skirting to the side of a storm The lightning was bouncing from cloud to cloud and


  4. says:

    I have a love hate relationship with C.S Lewis There s a lot I admire in his writing but enough I deplore in his worldview that even though I keep being drawn to his works, I can t call him a favorite I mostly loved The Screwtape Letters and Narnia, which I read as an adult, adored Till We Have Faces my favorite Lewis work , was moved by


  5. says:

    This is Lewis best treatment of sex, and probably the best treatment of sex by anyone, cast in the form of a novel It is sooooooooo retro on the modern scene that it will either shock or outrage most folks who read it for the first time in the modern context.It is also some of the funniest stuff i ve ever read in my life Only a few paragra


  6. says:

    I ve read That Hideous Strength several times, and it always has been my favorite of C.S Lewis space trilogy But this time through, it captivated me in a way that it never has before Only C.S Lewis, with his combination of brilliance, scholarly knowledge, writing ability, wit and Christian world view, could have written this book.It is Lewis


  7. says:

    When I first read That Hideous Strength, it was my least favorite of Lewis Science Fiction trilogy Now I believe it is my favorite.Evil forces have gathered for a showdown on Earth We have seen some of this in the first two books but now the bent Eldil and their minions are showing their hand in hopes of destroying Earth.It is insightful to se


  8. says:

    Originally posted at FanLit Come visit us Nature is the ladder we have climbed up by Now we kick her away That Hideous Strength is the final volume of C.S Lewis s SPACE TRILOGY This story, which could be categorized as science fiction, dystopian fiction, Arthurian legend, and Christian allegory, is different enough from the previous books, Out o


  9. says:

    This is easily human literature s finest hour CS Lewis, in what is easily his masterpiece, gets in one s face about the reality of the New World Order and of the possibilities of real, effective Christian resistance to it But the true evil is not democracy It is diabolical, to be sure, and monarchy is definitely to be preferred, but the true battl


  10. says:

    I wrote my college essay on this book as it had the most profound influeI wrote my college essay on this book as it had the most profound influence on me in my teenage years But that s not to say that it s a book aimed at young people C.S Lewis is known as a Christian writer and it s true that there are elements of Christianity in this book, as well


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