OUT OF THE SILENT PLANET C. S. Lewis Macmillan ($2).
" 'He is not a hnau,' said the hrossa.
" 'What is hnau?' asked Ransom.
" 'You are hnau. I am hnau. The séroni are hnau. The pfifltriggi are hnau.'
" 'Pfifltriggi?' said Ransom."
But the hnauness of the pfifltriggi turned out to be the least of Elwin Ransom's worries when he arrived on Mars in a space machine.
In this book Author Lewis, the Oxford don whose Screwtape Letters (TIME, April 19) brilliantly reported the correspondence between a devil in hell and one of his...