A collection of four stories - "After the Fireworks", "The Rest Cure", "Chawdron" and "The Claxtons" - in which Huxley gleefully and irreverently exposes the hypocrisy of modern life.
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Four short stories from the 1920s: 'After the fireworks', 'Chawdron', 'The rest cure', and 'The Claxtons'About the Author:
Aldous Huxley was born in 1894 near Godalming, Surrey. He began writing poetry and short stories in his early twenties, but it was his first novel, ‘Crome Yellow’ (1921), which established his literary reputation. This was swiftly followed by ‘Antic Hay (1923), ‘Those Barren Leaves’ (1925) and ‘Point Counter Point ‘(1928) – bright, brilliant satires in which Huxley wittily passed judgement on the shortcomings of contemporary society.
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Book Description G.B.Penguin Modern Classics; Fourth impression edition (1973), 1973. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. International Edition. SPINE IS CRISP AND BOOK HAS ONLY MINOR SHELVE WEAR. Paperback: 206 Pages Publisher: Penguin Modern Classics; Fourth impression edition (1973) Language: English ISBN-10: 0140023496 ISBN-13: 978-0140023497 ASIN: B003X82HWK Shipping Weight: 118 g International Edition. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1476681548392
Book Description PENGUIN, 1965. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140023496