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Aldous Huxley : a biography

Author: Nicholas Murray; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A reassessment of Huxley's life and work discusses his visionary writings, as evidenced by "Brave New World," while considering his move to California and his experimentation with mysticism and psychedelic drugs.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Aldous Huxley; Aldous Huxley
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Murray; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
ISBN: 0312302371 9780312302375
OCLC Number: 50767917
Notes: Originally published: London : Little, Brown, 2002.
Description: 496 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I Aldous 1 --
II Grandpater 12 --
III Damage 25 --
IV Oxford 41 --
V Garsington 54 --
VI Maria 68 --
VII Whizzing 85 --
VIII Eton 96 --
IX Marriage 110 --
X Italy 126 --
XI Entanglements 137 --
XII Disgust 150 --
XIII Florence 160 --
XIV Sailing 173 --
XV Cortina 187 --
XVI Counterpoint 199 --
XVII Suresnes 213 --
XVIII Lawrence 225 --
XIX Sanary 235 --
XX Utopia 244 --
XXI Fordism 256 --
XXII Mexico 269 --
XXIII Albany 281 --
XXIV Eyeless 291 --
XXV America 303 --
XXVI Hollywood 313 --
XXVII Wartime 324 --
XXVIII Llano 336 --
XXIX Atman 349 --
XXX Gioconda 361 --
XXXI Europe 372 --
XXXII Devils 386 --
XXXIII Doors 398 --
XXXIV Sorrow 410 --
XXXV Celebrity 424 --
XXXVI Fire 434 --
XXXVII Island 444.
Responsibility: Nicholas Murray.
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A reassessment of Huxley's life and work discusses his visionary writings, as evidenced by "Brave New World," while considering his move to California and his experimentation with mysticism and psychedelic drugs.

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