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Island - Aldous Huxley
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060809850 (006080985X)
Publisher: Perennial
Edition language: English
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William Burcher — "This is serious business"
William Burcher — "This is serious business" rated it
2.5 "Vain and Shifty-Eyed" …
Ok. 2.5 stars. Nothing more. Nothing less. I confess, I didn't finish it. I had high hopes for this book (out of respect for his previous—Brave New World is still in my thoughts regularly). But after getting through the ridiculously cliché characterization of the "Rani," I had to put it down. This c...
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Cecily's book reviews rated it
About a utopian SE Asian island society on the cusp of being corrupted by exploitation of oil. Reads more like a socio-political manifesto than a novel. The plot, such as it is, is just an excuse to contrive situations for characters to explain their life, philosophy, culture etc, rather than the dr...
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