Information on buying and collecting Point Counter Point by Aldous, Huxley with a guide to first edition identification, points of issue and price and publication. Aldous Huxley came to literary fame in with his first novel, Crome Yellow. With the novels Antic Hay, Those Barren Leaves and Point Counter Point, Huxley . Complete summary of Aldous Huxley’s Point Counter Point. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Point Counter Point.

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First edition, Limited edition, copy 35 ofsigned by Huxley. Internet URLs are the best. Lord Byron, British Romantic poet and satirist whose poetry and personality captured the imagination…. Overall, I found the play of wit and ideas compelling, enough to bear with the bad people and their antics. Victorian-ish era classic, maybe, patriarch is a famous artist, son is married but obsessed with a young socialite [s] 8 aldouus Nov 16, It catalogues their alternately sordid and ludicrous sometimes both erotic adventures, which generally end unhappily.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Lucy Tantamount is free spirited and sexually promiscuous as well as self indulgent and intellectually lacking. First Edition; First Printing. Both are brilliantly funny.

Whew, what a charmer! Very Good in Fair dust jacket. You ought to look like George Eliot. Book is clean, tight and unmarked, with the usual dust offsetting at the tope and minor spine label glue staining.

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The humiliation that embitters the working-class scientist Illidge especially in that wonderfully embarrassing scene of stumbling down the stairs during the classical performance at an aristocratic party. Then follow a Murder, and the Death of a Child. Explore the Home Gift Poiht. But essayistically spoken, both are gorgeously brilliant. Point Counter Point Get at Amazon: Of course Aldous Huxley was a pacifist, Sayers quite the contrary; Sayers was a Catholic, be it more of the mind than of the heart, where Huxley tends to some unspecified universal mysticism.


There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Along with bewitching characters, this is a novel that is crafted after the fashion of a work of music, with numerous storylines and recurring themes rather counteerpoint a single plot.

The violet binding is garishly bright, the worn but lovely stylized jacket graphics quite fetching — not to mention scarce.

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Redish Brown cloth over boards with purple lettering on a label glued onto the spine. It gives you the feeling you’re looking at a complicated chess game, only from inside the pieces.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. While my mind was focused on that, in the evenings and before bed, Huxley exercised the more important parts of my brain. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. A Fable “published Speaking of Saint Francis, there is a personage that attacks the said Francis with aplomb.

As a crime-novel, Documents is rather a disaster – as a novel, Point is rather a bore. The way people think and act in the society is very accurate, you see human being from the inside, how we feel, think. Good with name inscribed on half title page, marginal tearing and sunning. I think I got who James Middleton Murray was supposed to be, and I think I might have understood who Huxley himself was, but I have no idea who Katherine Mansfield was supposed to be as none of the female characters are writers or New Zealanders.


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Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of Alan Wofsy Fine Arts. Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience No doubt, I am still in awe of the manner in which Huxley struggles passionately against his Achilles Heel and describes the music of Bach, how he deconstructs Romanticisim through Rampion, how he he enamors with an unflinchingly accurate portrayal of dissipating love Aldous Huxley’s lifelong concern with the dichotomy between passion and reason finds its fullest expression both thematically and formally in his masterpiece Point Counter Point.

Both are ” passionate minds “.

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? This is a monumental novel that I must admit to have rejected years ago. Neither brilliant nor awful. In summary, Point Counter Point is really good And there are characters that challenge most accepted points of view Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Garden City, New York: Brave New World Warning of dangers of huxleh anarchy in a scientific age amidst a repulsive Utopia Readers who were contemporaries of this novel probably were able to recognize the characters, while today, ninety years after, it would be almost impossible.

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