A must read.

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Published 1931


Adolphus Huxley (1894-1963)



A bit of background…

After concluding “Nineteen Eighty Four” I did a bit of research to reacquaint my self with George Orwell and learned that he and Huxley were contemporaries. Interestingly, both writers had envisioned worlds in which the ordinary human being was no longer in touch with what was meant to be human. Each vision was imagined differently, but the result was the same.

I first read this book back in November 2011, but I was unable to process its impact on me. So, I decided to read it again in hopes that I would be able to voice my thoughts.

So…

“O, wonder!
 How many goodly creatures are there here!
 How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world,
 That has such people in’t!”

The title for this book was derived from a speech made by Miranda, a character in “The…

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