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"The last drops of the thundershower had hardly ceased falling when the Pedestrian stuffed his map into his pocket, settled his pack more comfortably on his tired shoulders, and stepped out from the shelter of a large chestnut-tree into the middle of the road."

C.S. Lewis the First Line of Out of the Silent Planet

Originally Published Jan. 1, 1938

Paperback edition:

158 pages - March 4, 2003