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Brave new world; a novel

Get rid of your misery and find a new level of happiness. Shed your inhibitions and find a new level of existence. All you need to lose is your humanity. Aldous Huxley's important and yet flawed novel on humanity's future raises stark questions about our future destination which we have yet to find answers to.

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  • "Mei li xin shi jie"@en
  • "Mei li xin shi jie"
  • "美麗新世界"
  • "meilleur des mondes"
  • "Meilleur des mondes"
  • "Modern classic"@en
  • "Brave new world revisited"

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  • "A satire describing a scientific and industrialized Utopian world."
  • "Satire of mechanized Utopia built around principles of Community, Identity, and Stability."
  • ""A fantasy of the future that sheds a blazing critical light on the present--considered to be Aldous Huxley's most enduring masterpiece. Mr. Huxley is eloquent in his declaration of an artist's faith in man, and it is his eloquence, bitter in attack, noble in defense, that, when one has closed the book, one remembers. A Fantastic racy narrative, full of much excellent satire and literary horseplay. It is as sparkling, provocative, as brilliant, in the appropriate sense, as impressive as the day it was published. This is in part because its prophetic voice has remained surprisingly contemporary, both in its particular forecasts and in its general tone of semiserious alarm. But it is much more because the book succeeds as a work of art. This is surely Huxley's best book"--P. [4] of cover."
  • "First published in 1932. First Perennial Classics edition published in 1998."
  • "Get rid of your misery and find a new level of happiness. Shed your inhibitions and find a new level of existence. All you need to lose is your humanity. Aldous Huxley's important and yet flawed novel on humanity's future raises stark questions about our future destination which we have yet to find answers to."@en
  • "A fantasy of the future that sheds a blazing critical light on the present--considered to be Aldous Huxley's most enduring masterpiece. Mr. Huxley is eloquent in his declaration of an artist's faith in man, and it is his eloquence, bitter in attack, noble in defense, that, when one has closed the book, one remembers. A Fantastic racy narrative, full of much excellent satire and literary horseplay. It is as sparkling, provocative, as brilliant, in the appropriate sense, as impressive ads the day it was published. This is in part because its prophetic voice has remained surprisingly contemporary, both in its particular forecasts and in its general tone of semiserious alarm. But it is much more because the book succeeds as a work of art. This is surely Huxley's best book."
  • "Huxley's classic prophetic novel describes the socialized horrors of a futuristic utopia devoid of individual freedom."
  • "Huxley's classic prophetic novel describes the socialized horrors of a futuristic utopia devoid of individual freedom."@en
  • "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."
  • "Huxley's terrifying vision of a controlled and emotionless future "Utopian" society is truly startling in its prediction of modern scientific and cultural phenomena, including test-tube babies and rampant drug abuse."@en
  • "The author examines the prophetic fantasy of his novel "Brave New World" and compares his predictions for the future with our actual world."@en
  • "Six hundred years into the future, humans are bred by cloning, and "mother" and "father" are forbidden words."@en
  • "A modern classic about an imaginary future in which life under a scientific dictatorship in which all individuality is suppressed and people are relieved of the burden and responsibilities of freedom and are conditioned to do what their overseers prescribe."
  • "Six hundred years into the future, humans are bred by cloning, and "mother" and "father" are forbidden words. Originally published in 1932, Huxley's terrifying vision of a controlled and emotionless future "Utopian" society is truly startling in its prediction of modern scientific and cultural phenomena, including test-tube babies and rampant drug abuse."@en
  • "Six hundred years into the future, humans are bred by cloning, and "mother" and "father" are forbidden words. Originally published in 1932, Huxley's terrifying vision of a controlled and emotionless future "Utopian" society is truly startling in its prediction of modern scientific and cultural phenomena, including test-tube babies and rampant drug abuse."
  • ""Huxley's bleak future prophesized in Brave New World was a capitalist civilization which had been reconstituted through scientific and psychological engineering, a world in which people are genetically designed to be passive and useful to the ruling class. Satirical and disturbing, Brave New World is set some 600 years ahead, in "this year of stability, A.F. 632"--the A.F. standing for After Ford, meaning the godlike Henry Ford. "Community, Identity, Stability," is the motto. Reproduction is controlled through genetic engineering, and people are bred into a rigid class system. As they mature, they are conditioned to be happy with the roles that society has created for them. The rest of their lives are devoted to the pursuit of pleasure through sex, recreational sports, the getting and having of material possessions, and taking a drug called Soma. Concepts such as family, freedom, love, and culture are considered grotesque. Against this backdrop, a young man known as John the Savage is brought to London from the remote desert of New Mexico. What he sees in the new civilization a "brave new world" (quoting Shakespeare's The Tempest). However, ultimately, John challenges the basic premise of this society in an act that threatens and fascinates its citizens. Huxley uses his entire prowess to throw the idea of utopia into reverse, presenting us what is known as the "dystopian" novel. When Brave New World was written (1931), neither Hitler nor Stalin had risen to power. Huxley saw the enduring threat to society from the dark side of scientific and social progress, and mankind's increasing appetite for simple amusement. Brave New World is a work that indicts the idea of progress for progress sake and is backed up with force and reason."--Amazon.com"@en
  • "A satire describing a scientific and industrialized utopian world."@en
  • "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."
  • "Prophecies on the future of mankind, which may perhaps come to pass."
  • "In the end, it was Aldous Huxley, not George Orwell (whom Huxley taught at Eton), whose vision of the future had the touch of prophecy. The modern world did not collapse into the cold, damp totalitarian hell Orwell described in his 1948 novel 1984. What has happened is closer to Huxleyâ s vision of the future in his astonishing 1931 novel Brave New World - a world of tomorrow in which capitalist civilization has been reconstituted through the most efficient scientific and psychological engineering, where the people are genetically designed to be passive, consistently useful to the ruling class."@en
  • "A satirical novel about the Utopia of the future, when babies are decanted from bottles and the great Ford is worshipped."
  • "A satirical novel about the Utopia of the future, when babies are decanted from bottles and the great Ford is worshipped."@en
  • "The astonishing novel Brave New World, originally published in 1932, presents Aldous Huxley's legendary vision of a world of tomorrow utterly transformed. In Huxley's darkly satiric yet chillingly prescient imagining of a "utopian" future, humans are genetically designed and pharmaceutically anesthetized to passively serve a ruling order. A powerful work of speculative fiction that has enthralled and terrified readers for generations, it remains remarkably relevant to this day as both a warning to be heeded and as a thought-provoking yet satisfying entertainment. This deluxe edition also includes the nonfiction work "Brave New World Revisited," "a thought-jabbing, terrifying book" (Chicago Tribune), first published in 1958. It is a fascinating essay in which Huxley compares the modern-day world with his prophetic fantasy envisioned in Brave New World. He scrutinizes threats to humanity such as overpopulation, propaganda, and chemical persuasion, and explains why we have found it virtually impossible to avoid them. With a Foreword by Christopher Hitchens."@en
  • "A satirical novel about the utopia of the future, a world in which babies are decanted from bottles and the great Ford is worshipped."
  • "A satirical novel about the utopia of the future, a world in which babies are decanted from bottles and the great Ford is worshipped."@en
  • "A fantasy of the future that sheds a blazing critical light on the present--considered to be Aldous Huxley's most enduring masterpiece."@en
  • "Novel of soulless streamlined Eden, a shocking look at a frightening future."@en
  • "Huxley's classic novel describes a future society modeled on genetic and psychological control, and devoid of individual freedom. In his nonfiction follow-up, Huxley examines advances in mind control methods, brainwashing, and propaganda, and their probable effects on society."
  • "A satire describing a scientific and industrialized utopian world, which has deified Ford and worships his Model T."@en
  • "A few hundred years into the future, a new world has been established in which science reigns supreme. In laboratories worldwide, genetic science has brought the human race to perfection. Yet in New Mexico, an aarea of primitive "imperfect" culture is being kept for scientific study. Bernard Marx feels confined, and goes out to visit one of the few remaining "savage reservations.""@en
  • "Cynisch-parodistische toekomstroman, waarin de mechanisatie hoogtij viert en de mensheid onder dictatoriaal regiem tevreden leeft met hallucinatoire drugs, bevrijd van iedere persoonlijke verantwoordelijkheid."
  • ""'Community, Identity, Stability' is the motto of Aldous Huxley's utopian World State. Here everyone consumes daily grams of soma, to fight depression, babies are born in laboratories, and the most popular form of entertainment is a 'Feelie,' a movie that stimulates the senses of sight, hearing, and touch. Though there is no violence and everyone is provided for, Bernard Marx feels something is missing and senses his relationship with a young women has the potential to be much more than the confines of their existence allow. Huxley foreshadowed many of the practices and gadgets we take for granted today -- let's hope the sterility and absence of individuality he predicted aren't yet to come."--Amazon.com"
  • "Aldous Huxley's tour de force, Brave New World is a darkly satiric vision of a "utopian" future?where humans are genetically bred and pharmaceutically anesthetized to passively serve a ruling order. A powerful work of speculative fiction that has enthralled and terrified readers for generations, it remains remarkably relevant to this day as both a warning to be heeded as we head into tomorrow and as thought-provoking, satisfying entertainment."@en

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