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Ransom, Elwin. Elwin Ransom was created by C.S. Lewis and appeared in Out of the Silent Planet (1938), Perelandra (1943), and That Hideous Strength (1945).
Elwin Ransom is a Planetary Romance Hero. Elwin Ransom is a philologist who is sent to other planets in our solar system through the mischief and greed of an old school chum. On Mars, which its natives call “Malacandra,” Ransom discovers a spiritually advanced civilization. On Venus, which its natives call “Perelandra,” Ransom finds an aquatic paradise. In That Hideous Strength Ransom plays out the pattern of Arthurian myth on Earth.
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