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|2006||1st Harper Perennial Modern Classics ed.||Harper Perennial Modern Classics||259, 20 p. ; 21 cm.|| |
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|, c1946||Perennial Library||xviii, 270 p. ; 18 cm.|| |
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|2013.||Everyman's Library :||xli. 232 pages ; 22 cm|| |
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|1946||Harper & brothers||xx, p., 1 l., 311 p. 21 cm.|| |
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|, p1998||75th anniversary ed.||BBC Audiobooks America||7 sound discs (8 hr., 20 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.||English|| |
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|2008||OverDrive||Blackstone Publishing|| |
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|OverDrive||The Audio Partners Publishing Corporation|| |
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|2014||OverDrive||Harper Perennial|| |
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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...
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|2000, c1958||130 p. ; 21 cm.|| |
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|, c1958||Amereon House||xiv, 97 p. ; 23 cm.|| |
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In 1958, author Aldous Huxley wrote what some would call a sequel to his novel Brave New World (1932) but the sequel did not revisit the story or the characters. Instead, Huxley chose to revisit the world he created in a set of twelve essays in which he meditates on how his fantasy seemed to be becoming a reality and far more quickly than he ever imagined.
That Huxley's book Brave New World had been largely prophetic about a dystopian...
A Hollywood millionaire with a terror of death, whose personal physician happens to be working on a theory of longevity-these are the elements of Aldous Huxley's caustic and entertaining satire on man's desire to live indefinitely. With his customary wit and intellectual sophistication, Huxley pursues his characters in their quest for the eternal, finishing on a note of horror. "This is Mr. Huxley's Hollywood novel, and you might expect it to be...
A satirical account of English society in the early 20th century, Crome Yellow is Aldous Huxley's first novel. Henry Wimbush is the owner of Crome, a stately manor house, and the host of a large party. His guests take advantage of his hospitality, pursuing their own romantic, political, and social agendas. Denis Stone, the hero of the tale, attempts to record the events of the party in poetry even as his own romantic plans go awry. A send-up...
Among the most profound and influential explorations of mind-expanding psychadelic drugs ever written, here are two complete classic books—The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell—in which Aldous Huxley, author of Brave New World, reveals the mind's remote frontiers and the unmapped areas of human consciousness. This new edition also features an additional essay, "Drugs That Shape Men's Minds," which is now included for the first...
"HUXLEY'S MASTERPIECE AND PERHAPS THE MOST ENJOYABLE BOOK ABOUT SPIRITUALITY EVER WRITTEN. ."
— Washington Post Book World
Aldous Huxley's "brilliant" (Los Angeles Times) and gripping account of one of the strangest occurrences in history, hailed as the "peak achievement of Huxley's career" by the New York Times
In 1632 an entire convent in the small French village of Loudun was apparently possessed by the...
Jacob's Hands A F A B L E Jacob Ericson, a shy, enigmatic, and somewhat inept ranch that his hands possess the mysterious gift of healing: a gift he uses to cure animals and Sharon, the woman he adores. His gift is quickly exploited and the boundaries of his charm and naïveté begin to stretch. Following Sharon to Los Angeles, Jacob offers his healing powers for free at a church in Los Angeles, and then at a seedy stage show where his beloved...