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Information on buying and collecting Point Counter Point by Aldous, Huxley with a guide to first edition identification, points of issue and price and publication. Aldous Huxley came to literary fame in with his first novel, Crome Yellow. With the novels Antic Hay, Those Barren Leaves and Point Counter Point, Huxley . Complete summary of Aldous Huxley’s Point Counter Point. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Point Counter Point.

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A very clean copy. Point Counter Point,about ht dichoomy betweem passion and reason with diverse aspects of human experienceset in the ‘s, and written in the manner of a musical composer, concerned with the deepest problems of human existence Best known for his novels and wide-ranging output of essays, he also published short stories, poetry, travel writing, and film stories and scripts.

Light blue cloth with paper title label. That doesn’t make it a depressing read, though—far from it. Classic Literature English Fiction. Book weighs 1 pound. Just as Philip decides to structure his novel on cunterpoint Bad people doing bad things, but in a very witty way. The self-proclaimed great thinker who spends his time doing crossword puzzles instead of writing his masterpiece, while convincing himself he’s an unfairly neglected genius.

Find Rare Books Book Value. First Edition; Early Printing. The way people think and act in the society is very accurate, you see human being from the inside, how we feel, think. Contact our editors with your feedback. The book is largely about two families–the Bidlake’s and the Quarles’ along with their circle of friends and coubterpoint.


This Saint did not cure those sick people, he was just enjoying himself. In this regard, Huxley is a prophetic in understanding the absolute failure of the materialistic worldview.

In the s, Aldous Huxley’s novels presented what must have seemed rather scandalous notions of sex—with men and women openly having affairs.

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Great condition for a used book! Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Estos, ahora se perciben como seres en decadencia: When he pushes for sex, and she is clear she doesn’t want his huxlet and clawing,” Philip leaves her with this lecture: There is, of course, class distinction, however, most of the affluent characters were rather self indulgent bores while the lower echelon were envious, ignorant and foul mouthed.

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Astonishing points of view are expressed on almost anything From God to the music of Beethoven, from Saint Francis to Tolstoy. Front panel board shows staining.

Quarles is a withdrawn, cerebral man, ill at ease with the everyday world and its emotions. A number of other fascist groups preceded Mosley, the most prominent being the British Fascistsand possibly one of those may have been Huxley’s inspiration.


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These characters are based on artists, politicians, and socialites of the time including D. This story of s intellectual life is inspired by classical music, employing a large cast of characters — each essentially representing various versions of imbalance — who are compared to instruments in an orchestra, each playing his separate portion of the larger piece. Counterpoiint novels that have a vast cast of characters, I started keeping a folded sheet of paper as a book mark adding all the names of the characters as they are introduced into the story so as to remember who is who, and I started Point Counter Point, the title says what the book is about – the double bind that humans are in.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Among the literary references was the use of Dickens in a way that captures one of his essential character traits, “the appearance of Dickensian young-girlishness” p. Many of the characters are based on real people, most of whom Huxley knew personally.