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Publisher Description

Originally published in 1932, this outstanding work of literature is more crucial and relevant today than ever before. Cloning, feel-good drugs, antiaging programs, and total social control through politics, programming, and media—has Aldous Huxley accurately predicted our future? With a storyteller’s genius, he weaves these ethical controversies in a compelling narrative that dawns in the year 632 AF (After Ford, the deity). When Lenina and Bernard visit a savage reservation, we experience how Utopia can destroy humanity.

A powerful work of speculative fiction that has enthralled and terrified readers for generations, Brave New World is both a warning to be heeded and thought-provoking yet satisfying entertainment.

GENRE
Fiction
NARRATOR
MY
Michael York
LENGTH
08:00
hr min
RELEASED
2008
January 16
PUBLISHER
Blackstone Audio
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
251.6
MB

Customer Reviews

KennyRM ,

Great book, slightly dodgy narration

The book itself is great and real food for thought. The predictions of the future world state are all the more interesting in the modern day, particular as its easy to see how we may be heading towards Huxley's predicted dystopia. I think the audio was let down a bit by the odd mix of accents used by the narrator, and his odd use of tone of voice to suggest anger/amazement/fear/lust, which all seemed to be the same. Don't let that put you off though - this is one book you have to read/listen to.

gilbert grape ,

Brave New Wessex

Great book, of course, 5 stars but - Michael York's small range of character voices favours broad west country accents.....which doesn't lend itself well to science fiction.

Nick Mercs ,

Brave New World

Didn’t really like the narrator’s voice.

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