Nutzen Sie unsere Filialabholung und erhalten Sie diesen Artikel versandkostenfrei in Ihrer Filiale!

Brave New World. Special 3D Edition

Vintage Classics

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.

Portrait

Aldous Huxley was born on 26th July 1894 near Godalming, Surrey. He began writing poetry and short stories in his early twenties, but it was his first novel, Crome Yellow (1921), which established his literary reputation. This was swiftly followed by Antic Hay (1923), Those Barren Leaves (1925) and Point Counter Point (1928) - bright, brilliant satires in which Huxley wittily but ruthlessly passed judgement on the shortcomings of contemporary society. The great novels of ideas, including his most famous work Brave New World (published in 1932 this warned against the dehumanising aspects of scientific and material 'progress') and the pacifist novel Eyeless in Gaza (1936) were accompanied by a series of wise and brilliant essays, collected in volume form under titles such as Music at Night (1931) and Ends and Means (1937). In 1937, at the height of his fame, Huxley left Europe to live in California, working for a time as a screenwriter in Hollywood. As the West braced itself for war, Huxley came increasingly to believe that the key to solving the world's problems lay in changing the individual through mystical enlightenment. The exploration of the inner life through mysticism and hallucinogenic drugs was to dominate his work for the rest of his life. His beliefs found expression in both fiction (Time Must Have a Stop, 1944 and Island, 1962) and non-fiction (The Perennial Philosophy, 1945, Grey Eminence, 1941 and the famous account of his first mescalin experience, The Doors of Perception, 1954. Huxley died in California on 22nd November 1963.

… weiterlesen
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Bezahlung bei Abholung

Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 288
Erscheinungsdatum 06.11.2014
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-78487-014-0
Reihe Vintage Classics
Verlag Random House UK
Maße (L/B/H) 198/126/25 mm
Gewicht 214
Verkaufsrang 3.886
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
11,49
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort lieferbar
Versandkostenfrei
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Bezahlung bei Abholung

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 43867001
    Brave New World
    von Aldous Huxley
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    6,39
  • 5687705
    Brave New World
    von Aldous Huxley
    (6)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    6,99
  • 30674161
    Fahrenheit 451
    von Ray Bradbury
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    13,79
  • 39297003
    Vicious
    von V. E. Schwab
    (1)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    17,99
  • 42416940
    George R. R. Martin's a Game of Thrones Leather Cloth Boxed Set (Song of Ice and Fire Series)
    von George R. R. Martin
    (7)
    Buch (Leder)
    49,50 bisher 70,76
  • 15399647
    Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
    von George Orwell
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    6,99
  • 15183776
    Brave New World
    von Aldous Huxley
    (6)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,09 bisher 8,99
  • 31411228
    Fahrenheit 451
    von Ray Bradbury
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    5,99
  • 54620099
    Brave New World
    von Aldous Huxley
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    21,99
  • 3034601
    Red Mars
    von Kim Stanley Robinson
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    6,49
  • 43647833
    Lady Renegades
    von Rachel Hawkins
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    14,39
  • 44640596
    Queen of Shadows
    von Sarah J. Maas
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    9,99
  • 17830780
    The Infernal City: An Elder Scrolls Novel
    von Greg Keyes
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    13,99
  • 36738620
    Soulless
    von Gail Carriger
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    13,99
  • 1149137
    Flatland: A Romance in Many Dimensions
    von Edwin A. Abbott
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,99
  • 40468401
    Dune
    von Frank Herbert
    (1)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,19
  • 45597960
    Lord of Shadows
    von Cassandra Clare
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    22,99
  • 31405171
    Game of Thrones 5-Copy Boxed Set
    von George R. R. Martin
    (7)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    25,90 bisher 37,49
  • 43867002
    The Handmaid's Tale
    von Margaret Atwood
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    5,99
  • 46297722
    A Court of Thorns and Roses Coloring Book
    von Sarah J. Maas
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    14,99

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

Brave New World. Special 3D Edition

Brave New World. Special 3D Edition

von Aldous Huxley

Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
11,49
+
=
Lektüreschlüssel zu Aldous Huxley: Brave New World

Lektüreschlüssel zu Aldous Huxley: Brave New World

von Aldous Huxley

Schulbuch (Taschenbuch)
4,00
+
=

für

15,49

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen