That Hideous Strength
A Modern Fairy-tale for Grown-upsDownloadable Audiobook - 1996
In That Hideous Strength, the brave philologist Dr. Ransom (modeled after Lewis s friend J.R.R. Tolkien) finds himself in a world of superior alien beings and scientific experiments run amok. There is a rumor that the powerful wizard Merlin has returned to the world of the living, and a sinister technocratic organization plans to use his power in their plot to recondition society. Ransom s fight for moral wisdom in a brave new universe dominated by science is a quest filled with intrigue and suspense.