Those Barren Leaves

Those Barren Leaves

by Aldous Huxley
     
 

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"Huxley has never written a richer book." The Nation

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"Huxley has never written a richer book." The Nation

Editorial Reviews

The Guardian
“Brilliantly done; Those Barren Leaves has humour, daring, some excellent fooling, remarkable erudition and plenty of Huxley's salacious irony.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald
“Huxley has an utterly ruthless habit of building up an elaborate and sometimes almost romantic structure and then blowing it down with something too ironic to be called satire and too scornful to be called irony.”
Nation and Athenaeum
“It is brilliant and daring . . . humorous, witty, clever, cultured.”
Times Literary Supplement
“The many-toned wit of the book, the beauty and shrewdness of its descriptions, the learning, the thought, the richness of character, the intellectual and artistic honesty of it . . . show that Mr. Huxley . .
. will be a great novelist.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781564781697
Publisher:
Dalkey Archive Press
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Series:
Coleman Dowell British Literature Series
Edition description:
1ST DALKEY
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,276,729
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

ALDOUS HUXLEY (18941963) was an English writer who spent the latter part of his life in the United States. Though best known for Brave New World, he also wrote countless works of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and essays. A humanist, pacifist and satirist, he wrote novels and other works that functioned as critiques of social norms and ideals. Aldous Huxley is often considered a leader of modern thought and one of the most important literary and philosophical voices of the 20th century.

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