1930s > 1932

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    Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

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

    Death in the Afternoon by Ernest Hemingway

Still considered one of the best books ever written about bullfighting, Death in the Afternoon reflects Hemingway's belief that bullfighting was more than mere sport. Here he describes and explains the technical aspects of this dangerous ritual, and the emotional and spiritual intensity and pure classic beauty that can be produced by a man, an animal, and a piece of scarlet serge draped on a stick.

Year: 1932
Genre: Bull Fighting

    Light in August by William Faulkner

Lena Grove's resolute search for the father of her unborn child begets a rich, poignant, and ultimately hopeful story of perseverance in the face of mortality. It also acquaints us with several of Faulkner's most unforgettable characters, including the Reverend Gail Hightower, plagued by visions of Confederate horsemen, and Joe Christmas, a ragged, itinerant soul obsessed with his mixed-race ancestry.

Year: 1932
Genre: Family DramaSouthern Gothic

    Peril at End House by Agatha Christie

In the Agatha Christie classic Peril at End House, a young woman who has recently survived a series of very close calls appears to be the target of a dedicated killer--and it's up to Hercule Poirot to save her life.

Year: 1932
Genre: Suspense

 

 

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1932Brave New World by Aldous Huxley Dystopian, Science Fiction
1932Death in the Afternoon by Ernest Hemingway Bull Fighting, Spain, Non-Fiction
1932Light in August by William Faulkner Family Drama, Southern Gothic
1932Peril at End House by Agatha Christie Suspense, Hercule Poirot

 

 

 


 

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