The Resource That hideous strength, C.S. Lewis, (electronic resource)

That hideous strength, C.S. Lewis, (electronic resource)

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That hideous strength
Title
That hideous strength
Statement of responsibility
C.S. Lewis
Title variation
Tortured planet
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Language
eng
Summary
This is the final book of C. S. Lewis's acclaimed Cosmic (or Ransom) Trilogy, which includes Out of the Silent Planet and Perelandra. A classic work of fantasy as much for the wonder of its storytelling as for its insights into the human condition, the trilogy stages an epic battle between forces of light and darkness across a canvas of other worlds. In That Hideous Strength, the brave philologist Dr. Ransom (modeled after Lewis's friend J.R.R. Tolkien) finds himself in a world of superior alien beings and scientific experiments run amok. There is a rumor that the powerful wizard Merlin has returned to the world of the living, and a sinister technocratic organization plans to use his power in their plot to "recondition" society. Ransom's fight for moral wisdom in a brave new universe dominated by science is a quest filled with intrigue and suspense
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The dark forces that have been repulsed in <i>Out of the Silent Planet</i> and <i>Perelandra</i> are massed for an assault on the planet Earth itself. Word is on the wind that the mighty wizard Merlin has come back to the land of the living after many centuries, holding the key to ultimate power for the force that can find him and bend him to its will. A sinister technocratic organization that is gaining force throughout England, N.I.C.E. (the National Institute of Coordinated Experiments), secretly controlled by humanity's mortal enemies, plans to use Merlin in their plot to "recondition" society. Dr. Ransom forms a countervailing group, Logres, in opposition, and the two groups struggle to a climactic resolution
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10134442
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1898-1963
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Lewis, C. S.
Dewey number
823.912
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not applicable
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not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
960
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Geoffrey Howard
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1936-
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  • Howard, Geoffrey
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True
Series statement
Space trilogy
Series volume
0003
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  • Ethics
  • Conduct of life
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
That hideous strength, C.S. Lewis, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
Control code
MWT10026560
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (14hr., 14 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781483064628
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10026560
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sound
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  • other
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other
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Label
That hideous strength, C.S. Lewis, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10026560
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (14hr., 14 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483064628
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10026560
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable

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