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Brave New World
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Everymans Library
Publication date September 24, 2013
Pages 232
Binding Hardcover
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780375712364
ISBN-10 0375712364
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Original list price $25.00
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: A 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 conception. Government-sanctioned drugs and recreational sex ensure that everyone is a happy, unquestioning consumer; messy emotions have been anesthetized and private attachments are considered obscene. Only Bernard Marx is discontented, developing an unnatural desire for solitude and a distaste for compulsory promiscuity. When he brings back a young man from one of the few remaining Savage Reservations, where the old unenlightened ways still continue, he unleashes a dramatic clash of cultures that will force him to consider whether freedom, dignity, and individuality are worth suffering for.

Aldous Huxley’s ingenious fantasy of a future of mechanical efficiency and engineered harmony has been enormously influential for generations, and is as provocative, powerful, and riveting as when it was first published in 1932.

Ranked one of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century.

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)

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