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25 November 2008 @ 11:57 pm
my twittering (Perelandra)  
  • 13:21 Is livejournal down? #
  • 20:19 finished Perelandra. Liked Out ofthe Silent Planet more. P too full of religion and talking for my liking. #
  • 20:20 Interestingly though, Lewis seems to be saying that the Fall was a positive thing. Maybe just because it led to the incarnation of Christ. #
  • 20:21 It would be funny if if meant it the same way as Philip Pullman. #
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 dudi killimengrikillimengri on November 26th, 2008 10:38 am (UTC)
What is the 3rd book in that Trilogy? It's driving me crazy.
a very caring potato: crowdmollydot on November 26th, 2008 12:03 pm (UTC)
Heh. It was driving @dbuffini mad too. You won't see my answer to him showing up on lj, as I'm not importing replies any more. But it's That Hideous Strength. What did you think of it?

Edited at 2008-11-27 11:13 am (UTC)
 dudi killimengrikillimengri on November 27th, 2008 05:48 pm (UTC)
That's it! When I read it (I was still at school & working in the local children's library) I thoroughly enjoyed it ~ it appealed to my ideas at the time. I know "Merlin" makes an a[ppearance & I remember an ecological slant & against money-grabbing exploiters, but that's all. I must reread them. Have you read the third? What did you think of it? I read an unfinished short story of C. S. Lewis' that haunted me for months & looking back now, I still feel the fear running down my back. But can I remember the name of the book it was in? Or the story's title?!

Stories coming back to haunt: there is a short story called "Five Miles ?Up (?On) set on a canal with 2 men who pick up a female as they cruise. They're trying to find a certain place & everyone they ask answers with the title; they never reach the place... I was navigating a Breton canal spur, following the navigation poles ~ nothing around me,but water & trees & open fields, no habitation & on & on it went...