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After many a Summer, etc

A Hollywood millionaire with a terror of death has a personal physician who happens to be at work on a theory of longevity.

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  • "A Hollywood millionaire with a terror of death has a personal physician who happens to be at work on a theory of longevity."@en
  • "A Hollywood millionaire with a terror of death has a personal physician who happens to be at work on a theory of longevity."
  • "Through the eyes of Jeremy Pordage, a scholar in middle age, the author examines the extreme wealth and poverty in California as well as the ageing process in humans and animals."
  • "Multimillionaire is obsessed with the desire to live indefinitely."@en
  • "Multimillionaire is obsessed with the desire to live indefinitely."
  • "This is one of the clever and sceptical novels throughout a period of great conflict, it tells the consequences of living to a great age through non-human means."
  • "Jo Stoyte, an aging Hollywood millionaire, has had a successful life by many people's standards. However, driven by fear of his own mortality, Stoyte contemplates the meaning of life and death, surrounding himself with friends and colleagues who have their own ideas about the answers to these age-old questions. Published seven years after author Aldous Huxley's Brave New World, After Many a Summer Dies the Swan is a philosophical account of life and death. Many of the ideas laid out in After Many a Summer Dies the Swan are solidified in Huxley's final novel about human utopia, Island. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library."@en
  • "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 Huxley's caustic and entertaining satire on man's desire to live indefinitely. "A highly sensational plot that will keep astonishing you to practically the final sentence." -The New Yorker."@en
  • "An American oil baron searches for longevity or immortality through the research of a personal physician. He finds it through the consumption of fish entrails."
  • "A comedic novel written by Aldous Huxley. Published in 1939 under the title After Many a Summer, the novel was republished under its current title later in the same year. Written soon after Huxley left England and settled in California, the novel is Huxley's examination of American culture, particularly what he saw as its narcissism, superficiality, and obsession with youth. The title is a line from Alfred, Lord Tennyson's poem "Tithonus," about a figure from Greek mythology to whom Zeus gave eternal life but not eternal youth. In Huxley's novel, California millionaire Jo Stoyte learns of an English nobleman who discovered a way to vastly extend the human life span. Stoyte travels to England and finds the nobleman still alive, but he has devolved into an apelike creature. Stoyte decides to extend his life regardless of the consequences."

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