The Resource Island, Aldous Huxley

Island, Aldous Huxley

Label
Island
Title
Island
Statement of responsibility
Aldous Huxley
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For 120 years, an ideal society has flourished on a Pacific island where drug use and open sex are encouraged, and children are not at the mercy of one set of parents. 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 Faranby doesn't expect is how his time with the people of Pala will revolutionize all his values and give him hope
Summary
The author's last novel introduces a supposedly Utopian Pacific island where drug use and open sex are encouraged, and children are not at the mercy of one set of parents. In Island, his last novel, Huxley transports us to a Pacific island where, for 120years, 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 Faranby doesn't expect is how his time with the people of Pala will revolutionize all his values and -- to his amazement -- give him hope
Storyline
Pace
Tone
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035539
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1894-1963
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Huxley, Aldous
Dewey number
823.912
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Utopias
  • Journalists
  • Oceania
  • Journalists
  • Utopias
  • Oceania
Target audience
adult
Label
Island, Aldous Huxley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
A hardcover edition of this book was published in 1962 by Harper & Row, Publishers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn310399102
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
354, 24 pages
Isbn
9780061561795
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)310399102
Label
Island, Aldous Huxley
Publication
Copyright
Note
A hardcover edition of this book was published in 1962 by Harper & Row, Publishers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn310399102
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
354, 24 pages
Isbn
9780061561795
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)310399102

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