Books: Little Hm

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...

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