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Brave New World

Brave New World (Hardback)

By Huxley, Aldous

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Now reissued in a gorgeous hardcover edition: one of the most prophetic dystopian works of the 20th century (Wall Street Journal) must be read and understood by anyone concerned with preserving the human spirit in the face of our brave new world. Huxley's masterpiece has become a... bestseller once again after the American election. Aldous Huxley's profoundly important classic of world literature, Brave New World is a searching vision of an unequal, technologically-advanced future where humans are genetically bred, socially indoctrinated, and pharmaceutically anesthetized to passively uphold an authoritarian ruling order whose motto is Community, Identity, Stability. --all at the cost of our freedom, humanity, and perhaps our souls. A genius [who] who spent his life decrying the onward march of the Machine (The New Yorker), Huxley was a man of incomparable talents: equally an artist, a spiritual seeker, and one of history's keenest observers of human nature and civilization. Brave New World, his masterpiece, has enthralled and terrified millions of readers, and retains its urgent relevance to this day as both a warning as we head into tomorrow and as a thought-provoking, satisfying work of literature. Written in the shadow of the rise of fascism during the 1930s, Brave New World likewise speaks to a twenty-first-century world dominated by mass-entertainment, technology, medicine and pharmaceuticals, the arts of persuasion, and the hidden influence of elites.
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ISBN 9780062696120
Released NZ 9 May 2017
Publisher Harper
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9780062696120
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
Publisher Harper
Imprint Harper
Released 9 May 2017
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Huxley, Aldous
Category Modern Fiction
Science Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 272
Dimensions Width: 147mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 23mm
Dewey Code FIC
Weight 363g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Science fiction, Psychological fiction, Political fiction, Genetic engineering, Totalitarianism
NBS Text Science Fiction & Fantasy
ONIX Text General/trade