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Island: a novel

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In Island, his last novel, Huxley transports us to a Pacific island where, for 120 years, an ideal society has flourished. Inevitably, this island of bliss attracts the envy and enmity of the surrounding world. A conspiracy is underway to take over Pala and events begin to move when an agent of the conspirators, a newspaperman named Faranby, is shipwrecked there. What Faranby doesn't expect is how his time with the people of Pala will revolutionize all his values and -- to his amazement -- give him hope.

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9781515991694
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Grouped Work ID 1742321b-6806-973e-086a-2db89625b9f6
Full title island
Author huxley aldous
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-14 04:10:53AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-22 04:11:24AM

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display_description In his final novel, which he considered his most important, Aldous Huxley transports us to the remote Pacific island of Pala, where an ideal society has flourished for 120 years. Inevitably, this island of bliss attracts the envy and enmity of the surrounding world. A conspiracy is underway to take over Pala, and events are set in motion when an agent of the conspirators, a newspaperman named Faranby, is shipwrecked there. What Faranby doesn't expect is how his time with the people of Pala will revolutionize all his values and-to his amazement-give him hope.
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subject_facet Islands -- Fiction, Journalists -- Fiction, Oceania -- Fiction, Science fiction, Survival -- Fiction, Utopian fiction, Utopias -- Fiction
title_display Island, a novel
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title_short Island
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topic_facet Islands, Journalists, Survival, Utopias