While shipwrecked on the island of Pala, Will Farnaby, a disenchanted journalist, discovers a utopian society that has flourished for the past 120 years. Although he at first disregards the possibility of an ideal society, as Farnaby spends time with the people of Pala his ideas about humanity change.
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Aldous Huxley is a master storyteller, undoubtedly, but I found Island to be just a little far fetched for my liking. It reminded me of the cancerous denizens of this World that seem to think they have a better way of doing things. I found myself sinking into the sory, getting disappointed and angry at some of the Islanders green ideals. Definitely it was ahead of its time, but I find its relevance ever questionable.