After Many a Summer Dies the Swan by Aldous HuxleyA Hollywood millionaire with a terror of death, whose personal physician happens to be working on a theory of longevity-these are the elements of Huxley's caustic and entertaining satire on man's desire to live indefinitely. With his customary wit and intellectual sophistication, Huxley pursues his characters in their quest for the eternal, finishing on a note of horror.
Brave New World by Aldous HuxleyThe novel opens in London in 632 (AD 2540 in the Gregorian Calendar). The vast majority of the population is unified under the World State, an eternally peaceful, stable global society in which goods and resources are plentiful (because the population is permanently limited to no more than two billion people) and everyone is happy. Natural reproduction has been done away...
Island by Aldous HuxleyIn Island, his last novel, Huxley transports us to a Pacific island where, for 120 years, an ideal society has flourished. Inevitably, this island of bliss attracts the envy and enmity of the surrounding world. A conspiracy is underway to take over Pala and events begin to move when an agent of the conspirators, a newspaperman named Faranby, is shipwrecked there. What...
Time Must Have a Stop by Aldous HuxleySebastian Barnack, a handsome English schoolboy, goes to Italy for the summer, and there his real education begins. His teachers are two quite different men: Bruno Rontini, the saintly bookseller, who teaches him about things spiritual; and Uncle Eustace, who introduces him to life's profane pleasures. Part of Huxley's lifelong attempt to explore the dilemmas of...
1940s Science Fiction
George Orwell, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Aldous Huxley, Robert A. HeinleinBook to Author, played 46 times.
George Orwell, Suzanne Collins, William Golding, Aldous HuxleyBook to Author, played 242 times.
Aldous Huxley, Margaret Atwood, Michael Crichton, Ken FollettBook to Author, played 27 times.
William Shakespeare, Maeve Binchy, Tennessee Williams, P. G. WodehouseBook to Author, played 43 times.
They were banned?
Match the banned books to the places and dates they were banned.Multiple Choice, played 45 times.