Publish date: September 10th 2004
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
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This is not the debut one would expect from Aldous Huxley. Brave New World's bleak future was bitterly funny and absurd and told clinically. Crome Yellow's humor is bright satire with any foreshadowing of the future undercut by the ridiculousness of everyone involved.Crome is an English country hous...
IntroductionBiographical Introduction--Crome Yellow
3* Brave New World2* The Doors of PerceptionCR Crome Yellow
It wasn't bad - it just wasn't for me.
A country house weekend, but like Island, the plot, such as it is, just seems an excuse to contrive situations for various cardboard characters to pontificate about life, philosophy, culture etc, rather than the driving force.