The writer, in a dream, finds himself in a bus which travels between Hell and Heaven. This is the starting point for an extraordinary meditation upon good and evil, God and sin, and the irreparable divide between Heaven and Hell.
A sinister technocratic organization is gaining power throughout Europe, and it is up to Dr. Elwin Ransom and his friends to squelch this threat by applying age-old wisdom to a new universe dominated by science.
Dr. Elwin Ransom is abducted by a megalomaniacal physicist and his accomplice and taken via spaceship to the red planet of Malacandra. There he eludes his captors, risking his life and his chances of returning to Earth.
Bilbo Baggins was a hobbit who wanted to be left alone in quiet comfort. But the wizard Gandalf came along with a band of homeless dwarves. Soon Bilbo was drawn into their quest, facing evil orcs, savage wolves, giant spiders, and worse unknown dangers.