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Autor: Aldous Huxley
Editorial: New York : Perennial, 2002.
Serie: Perennial classics; Perennial classic.
Edición/Formato:   Libro impreso : Ficción : Inglés (eng) : 1st Perennial classics edVer todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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The author's last novel introduces a supposedly Utopian Pacific island where drug use and open sex are encouraged, and children are not at the mercy of one set of parents. In Island, his last novel, Huxley transports us to a Pacific island where, for 120 years, an ideal society has flourished. Inevitably, this island of bliss attracts the envy and enmity of the surrounding world. A conspiracy is underway to take  Leer más
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Género/Forma: Fiction
Science fiction
Utopian fiction
Tipo de material: Ficción
Tipo de documento Libro
Todos autores / colaboradores: Aldous Huxley
ISBN: 0060085495 9780060085490
Número OCLC: 48857571
Notas: Originally published: Harper & Row, 1962.
Descripción: 354 pages ; 21 cm.
Título de la serie: Perennial classics; Perennial classic.
Responsabilidad: Aldous Huxley.
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The author's last novel introduces a supposedly Utopian Pacific island where drug use and open sex are encouraged, and children are not at the mercy of one set of parents. In Island, his last novel, Huxley transports us to a Pacific island where, for 120 years, an ideal society has flourished. Inevitably, this island of bliss attracts the envy and enmity of the surrounding world. A conspiracy is underway to take over Pala and events begin to move 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.

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