By Aldous Huxley
A Hollywood millionaire with an apprehension of demise, whose own medical professional occurs to be engaged on a thought of longevity-these are the weather of Aldous Huxley's caustic and unique satire on man's wish to stay indefinitely. together with his accepted wit and highbrow sophistication, Huxley pursues his characters of their quest for the everlasting, completing on a be aware of horror. "This is Mr. Huxley's Hollywood novel, and also you may count on it to be terrific, extravagant, loopy and preposterous. it's all that, and heaven and hell too....It is the type of novel that he's rather the grasp of, the place the main outstanding and fortuitous occasions are by means of contemplative little essays at the that means of life....The tale is outrageously good."—New York Times. "A hugely sensational plot that may hold superb you to virtually the ultimate sentence."—The New Yorker. "Mr. Huxley's based mockery, his merciless aptness of word, the revelations and the inventive surprises he springs at the reader are these of a grasp craftsman; Mr. Huxley is on the most sensible of his form." —London Times Literary Supplement.
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