Brave New World
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 14 - 18 years old
For Grades: 10 - 12
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st January 2008
Publisher: Random House
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.2 x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.211
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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. Bernard Marx seems alone harbouring an ill-defined longing to break free.
A visit to one of the few remaining Savage Reservations where the old, imperfect life still continues, may be the cure for his distress…
About the Author
Aldous Huxley was born on 26th July 1894 near Godalming, Surrey. He began writing poetry and short stories in his early twenties, but it was his first novel, Crome Yellow (1921), which established his literary reputation. This was swiftly followed by Antic Hay (1923), Those Barren Leaves (1925) and Point Counter (1928) - bright, brilliant satires in which Huxley wittily but ruthless.