By Aldous Huxley
"Aldous Huxley is the best twentieth century author in English." —Chicago Tribune
Aldous Huxley is rightly thought of a prophetic genius and the most vital literary and philosophical voices of the 20 th Century, and Brave New World is his masterpiece. From the writer of The doorways of conception, Island, and numerous different works of fiction, non-fiction, philosophy, and poetry, comes this strong paintings of speculative fiction that has enthralled and terrified readers for generations. Brave New World continues to be completely suitable to at the present time as either a cautionary dystopian story within the vein of the George Orwell vintage 1984, and as thought-provoking, completely fulfilling entertainment.
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