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Brave new world

Author: Aldous Huxley
Publisher: New York : Everyman's Library : Alfred A. Knopf, [2013] ©1932
Series: Everyman's library, no. 359.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Towering classic of dystopian satire, BRAVE NEW WORLD is a brilliant and terrifying vision of a soulless society--and of one man who discovers the human costs of mindless conformity. Hundreds of years in the future, the World Controllers have created an ideal civilization. Its members, shaped by genetic engineering and behavioral conditioning, are productive and content in roles they have been assigned at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Dystopias
Fiction
Political fiction
Psychological fiction
Named Person: Aldous Huxley
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aldous Huxley
ISBN: 9780375712364 0375712364 9781841593593 1841593591
OCLC Number: 825733340
Notes: "This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Description: xli, 232 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Notes --
Select bibliography --
Chronology --
Brave New World --
Appendix: Author's foreword (to the 1946 edition)
Series Title: Everyman's library, no. 359.
Responsibility: Aldous Huxley with an introduction by John Sutherland.

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Far in the future, the World Controllers have created the ideal society. Through clever use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and recreational sex and drugs all its members are happy consumers. A  Read more...

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One of the most important books to have been published since the war * Daily Telegraph * A brilliant tour de force, Brave New World may be read as a grave warning of the pitfalls that await Read more...

 
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