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Re: C. S. Lewis - Narnia, etc.

Postby Courtenay » 02 Dec 2017, 21:00

Hmmm... as a former agnostic myself, I found Out of the Silent Planet bizarre, heavy-handed and ultimately pretentious and unconvincing, so I don't feel confident that I'd like Perelandra any better. And having read at least a couple of books that comment on plot elements and themes in That Hideous Strength and found myself cringing, I think maybe I'd better stick to Narnia. But that's just me. :wink:
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Re: C. S. Lewis - Narnia, etc.

Postby Yak » 02 Dec 2017, 21:37

I found some elements of THS to be rather clumsy - he'd have been better leaving out the religious elements entirely I think, as they didn't work very well in my opinion. But I enjoyed the story in general .
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