- ISBN: 0060850523 (pbk.) :
- ISBN: 9780060850524
- Physical Description: 259, 20 p. ; 21 cm.
- Edition: 1st Harper Perennial Modern Classics ed.
- Publisher: New York ; Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2006.
|General Note:|| If you would like to request available book club copies, please call 988-5400.
"P.S. insights, interviews and more"--Cover.
Originally published: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1932.
|Summary, etc.:|| Set in the London of AD 2540 (632 A.F. in the book), Huxley's novel anticipates developments in reproductive technology and sleep-learning that combine to change society. He describes a futuristic, controlled community with utopian overtones, in which the characters are completely subdued and enslaved by a small ruling group that wields the unrestrained power of science.
Search for related items by subject
|Subject:||Passivity (Psychology) > Fiction.
Genetic engineering > Fiction.
Totalitarianism > Fiction.
Collectivism > Fiction.