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Brave New World

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

Year: 1932     Genre: DystopianScience Fiction

Island

The final novel from Aldous Huxley, Island is a provocative counterpoint to his worldwide classic Brave New World, in which a flourishing, ideal society located on a remote Pacific island attracts the envy of the outside world.

Year: 1962     Genre: Utopian

Jul 26, 1894 -- Nov 22, 1963
Author, Philosopher

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Got ItWant ItRead ItYearTitle

-- -- --1932Brave New World 
-- -- --1954The Doors of Perception 
-- -- --1958Brave New World Revisited 
-- -- --1962Island