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‘One of the most important books to have been published since the war’ Daily Telegraph

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MARGARET ATWOOD

Far in the future, the World Controllers have created the ideal society. Through clever use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and recreational sex and drugs all its members are happy consumers. Bernard Marx seems alone harbouring an ill-defined longing to break free. A visit to one of the few remaining Savage Reservations where the old, imperfect life still continues, may be the cure for his distress…

Reviews

Such ingenious wit, derisive logic and swiftness of expression, Huxley's resources of sardonic invention have never been more brilliantly displayed

The Times

A fantastical look at the world in the future which made me look differently at the present

Katie Melua, Observer

Lucid and well-reasoned...one is captivated by Huxley's knowledge and his even more extraordinary intelligence

Sunday Times

A brilliant tour de force, Brave New World may be read as a grave warning of the pitfalls that await uncontrolled scientific advance. Full of barbed wit and malice-spiked frankness. Provoking, stimulating, shocking and dazzling

Observer

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    9781407020914

    September 1, 2010

    Vintage Digital

    176 pages

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    9780099458234

    November 1, 2004

    Vintage Classics

    176 pages

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