Brave new world

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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 st

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Brave New World predicts - with eerie clarity - a terrifying vision of the future. Read the dystopian classic. EVERYONE BELONGS TO EVERYONE ELSEWelcome to New London. Everybody is happy here. Our perfect society achieved peace and stability through the prohibition of monogamy, privacy, money, family and history itself. Now everyone belongs.

You can be happy too. All you need to do is take your Soma pills. Discover the brave new world of Aldous Huxley's classic novel, written in 1932, which prophesied a society which expects maximum pleasure and accepts complete surveillance - no matter what the cost. 'A masterpiece of speculation...

As vibrant, fresh, and somehow shocking as it was when I first read it' Margaret Atwood, bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale'A grave warning... Provoking, stimulating, shocking and dazzling' Observer**One of the BBC's 100 Novels That Shaped Our World**

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Isbn 9780099518471
Förlag Random House UK
Utgivningsdatum 1 dec. 2007
Typ Bok
Format Pocket
Språk Engelska
Antal sidor 229
Författare Aldous Huxley