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Antic hay

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Aldous Huxley
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6015.U9 A82 1957
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. ;
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24375492M
OCLC/WorldCa7381397

  Antic Hay, first published in , is one of Aldous Huxley's earlier novels, and like them is primarily a 'novel of ideas' involving conversations which disclose viewpoints rather than establish characters; its polemical theme unfolds against the backdrop of London's post-war nihilistic Bohemia. This is Huxley at his biting, brilliant best Brand: Blackstone Audio, Inc.


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Excerpt. Gumbril, Theodore Gumbril Junior, B.A. Oxon., sat in his oaken stall on the north side of the School Chapel and wondered, as he listened through the uneasy silence of half a thousand schoolboys Released on: Ma   The book does capture effectively that widespread disillusionment, with London portrayed as a city devoid of any real values or meaning.

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In this second novel Antic Hay written inHuxley employs many writing devices: sometimes he inserts a poem, musical lyrics or a short lecture on architecture, e.g. Yet, everything in this book is wrapped in comedy, whether it runs from light to just plain silly to mordant.Aldous Huxley.

Aldous Huxley was born on 26 July near Godalming, Surrey. He began writing poetry and short stories in his early 20s, but it was his first novel, Crome Yellow (), which established his literary reputation. This was swiftly followed by Antic Hay (), Those Barren Leaves () and Point Counter Point () – bright, brilliant satires in which Huxley wittily but.Antic Hay - Ebook written by Aldous Huxley.

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