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Aldous Huxley : Brave New World
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Author: Aldous Huxley
Title: Brave New World
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Published in: English
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Date: 1977-06-09
ISBN: 0586044345
Publisher: Flamingo / Harper Collins Publishers
Weight: 0.35 pounds
Size: 4.2 x 6.9 x 0.9 inches
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Huxley's nightmare vision of the future, first published in 1932.


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"Community, Identity, Stability" is the motto of Aldous Huxley's utopian World State. Here everyone consumes daily grams of soma, to fight depression, babies are born in laboratories, and the most popular form of entertainment is a "Feelie," a movie that stimulates the senses of sight, hearing, and touch. Though there is no violence and everyone is provided for, Bernard Marx feels something is missing and senses his relationship with a young women has the potential to be much more than the confines of their existence allow. Huxley foreshadowed many of the practices and gadgets we take for granted today--let's hope the sterility and absence of individuality he predicted aren't yet to come.

Reviews: rachel whitty (United Kingdom) (2008/04/30):
Please note that this in an earlier Panther edition of this book. It is in reasonable condition



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