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That Hideous Strength 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: C.S. Lewis

Librarian Note There isthan one author in the Goodreads database with this name.Clive Staples Lewis 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 W.H Lewis was his elder brother



10 thoughts on “That Hideous Strength

  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:

    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 an


  3. 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 youdrink


  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:

    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 Lew


  6. 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 paragraph


  7. says:

    I read this on Kindle.I really enjoyed this book There was so much that Lewis had to say and show The evil was really evil, and the layers were peeled back slowly, slowly to the final climax The evil is so evil it doesn t seem possible to defeat.The good was really good Waiting, abiding, sojourning, trusting God That s generally a good plan.I


  8. says:

    Good Story 206 Julie and Scott are appalled to find that N.I.C.E bought the lot next door As with the other two books in C.S Lewis s space trilogy I found this one difficult to get into and, yet, once I got past the indefinable point where it was no longer a struggle, I couldn t read it fast enough Consequently this was a 24 hour book for me It


  9. 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 we


  10. 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 see how


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