Aldous Huxley Books

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Crome Yellow

  [english | 1921]  

Aldous Huxley


Summary: [Written directly after WWI this novel reflected Huxleys unchanging and always detached world view -- expressed in his often bitter and cynical probing into what he took as the universal failure of humans to either comprehend themselves or others. This novel is primarily a series of character studies marked by philosophical digressions. In this as his other works the author takes a lofty moral ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | satire | audiobookDownloads: 170

Mortal Coils

  [english | 1920]  

Aldous Huxley


Summary: [Mortal Coils is a collection of five short fictional pieces written by Aldous Huxley in 1922. The title uses a phrase from Hamlet Act 3 Scene 1:... To die to sleep To sleep perchance to dream aye theres the rub For in that sleep of death what dreams may come When we have shuffled off this mortal coil Must give us pause... The stories all concern themselves with some sort of trouble normally of an ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 203

The Defeat Of Youth And Other Poems

  [english | ]  

Aldous Huxley


Excerpts: [... THIS EBOOK DEFEAT OF YOUTH ***. Produced by Tamise Totterdell Distributed. (This file was. Inter Archive/Canadian Libraries.). THE DEFEAT OF ...... revealed. Now first he sees her beautiful, and knows. That he must love her and the doom is sealed. Of all his happiness and all the woes. That ...... MOUNTAINS. A stronger gust catches the cloud and twists. A spindle of rifted darkness ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 145