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That Hideous Strength by C.S. Lewis
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This is Lewis' best treatment of sex, and probably the best treatment of sex by anyone, cast in the form of a novel. It is sooooooooo retro on the modern scene that it will either shock or outrage most folks who read it for the first time in the modern context.

It is also some of the funniest stuff i've ever read in my life. Only a few paragraphs into a scene near the end of the book, which draws on the goings on at Babel, when the languages were confused -- well, it set off a laughing fit that lasted almost an hour. Must have been my mood, I suppose. But still -- brilliant!
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Carolyn now I'm intrigued
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Perelandra Perhaps it can even free some women from the bondage of their "liberation". I loved it!


Juan Irizarry Vood wooloo? Hahaha


Jeri Massi This book is about sex? I need to go read it again!


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