Publish date: September 10th 2004
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Classic Literature
, 20th Century
, Modern Classics
, English Literature
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.
Aldous Huxley and his eugenecist brother Julian were both shameless apologists for the British upper class. Crome Yellow (CY) is an attempt to humanize these Elites, but Huxley just doesn't quite pull it off. Set in a bucolic estate in the town of Crome, CY follows a neurotic, bickering, completely ...
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