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Ape and Essence (1948) [Novel]
by Aldous Huxley Rating: Weighted - 7.9 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
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When Aldous Huxley's Brave New World first appeared in 1932, it presented in terms of purest fantasy a society bent upon self-destruction. Few of its outraged critics anticipated the onset of another world war with its Holocaust and atomic ruin. In 1948, seeing that the probable shape of his anti-utopia had been altered inevitably by the facts of history, Huxley wrote Ape and Essence. In this savage novel, using the form of a film scenario, he transports us to the year 2108. The setting is Los Angeles where a "rediscovery expedition" from New Zealand is trying to make sense of what is left. From chief botanist Alfred Poole we learn, to our dismay, about the 22nd-century way of life

Original title: Ape and Essence
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience Fiction

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Ape and Essence (1948)
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Language: English

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Ape and Essence (1948)

ISBN: 0929587782

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