A Utopian spoof from Aldous Huxley, author of the classic Brave New World.
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In his final novel, which he considered his most important, Aldous Huxley transports us to the remote Pacific island of Pala, where an ideal society has flourished for 120 years.
Inevitably, this island of bliss attracts the envy and enmity of the surrounding world. A conspiracy is underway to take over Pala, and events are set in motion when an agent of the conspirators, a newspaperman named Faranby, is shipwrecked there. What Faranby doesn't expect is how his time with the people of Pala will revolutionize all his values and—to his amazement—give him hope.About the Author:
The longer fiction of Aldous Huxley has been in the mainstream of the "Novel of Ideas" since the publication in England in 1921 (America 1922) of Crome Yellow, his first novel. Huxley is one of the most skillful and most successful social satirists of the twentieth century. His novels go far in defining the character of modern man, while his later work reflects an interest in mysticism and the effect of the consciousness-expanding drugs.
Born in England in 1894, Mr. Huxley took to writing when his eyesight temporarily failed. From 1934 until his death in 1963, Aldous Huxley lived in California.
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Book Description Perennial, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX006080985X
Book Description Perennial, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11006080985X
Book Description Perennial, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M006080985X