Brave New World Aldous Huxley - Large Print Edition

Brave New World Aldous Huxley - Large Print Edition

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Overview

When Brave New World was first published in 1932 it was regarded as another screwball Science Fiction novel. However, as time as gone on, more and more of the events predicted by this novel have become true and it is now required reading at major universities.

In the Brave New World, the classes of people are divided into Alphas, Betas, Gammas, Deltas and Epsilons. Each class is trained to believe that they are better off than either the people below them or above them. The people at the bottom of the scale are the laborers who do the actual work.

To maintain this intelligence disparity, children of lower classes are made less smart through oxygen treatments and chemicals. Parenting and family is nonexistent and such concepts are considered archaic and disdained.

All children are born as test tube babies. One fertilized egg will normally produce 96 identical twin children. However, experiments have been done in which as many as 16,000 identical children have been produced.

Sex is no longer needed or wanted to produce children. As a result, a man can usually have sexual intercourse with any woman he wants. Just as almost everybody will shake your hand if you stick your hand out, in the Brave New World, almost every woman will have sexual intercourse with you if you ask her.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9784871871952
Publisher: Ishi Press
Publication date: 02/27/2018
Edition description: Large Print
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 343,438
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

The author, Aldous Huxley, was born in England on 26 July 1894. He was member of a prominent family of intellectuals, including his elder brother Julian Huxley. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature seven times. In his later years, he emigrated to the United States of America and lived in Los Angeles, California. He died there on 22 November 1963. Although he wrote 50 books, he is remembered for this one, Brave New World.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS Chapter Page 1 9 2 23 3 32 4 54 5 66 6 78 7 95 8 108 9 122 10 127 11 132 12 148 13 160 14 171 15 180 16 187 17 198 18 207

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