Crome Yellow - eBook
Crome Yellow - eBook  -     By: Aldous Huxley
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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Joe Books Inc.
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9781927854310
ISBN-13: 9781927854310

Publisher's Description

A satirical account of English society in the early 20th century, Crome Yellow is Aldous Huxley's first novel. Henry Wimbush is the owner of Crome, a stately manor house, and the host of a large party. His guests take advantage of his hospitality, pursuing their own romantic, political, and social agendas. Denis Stone, the hero of the tale, attempts to record the events of the party in poetry even as his own romantic plans go awry. A send-up of the traditional English country house novel, Crome Yellow contains thematic hints of Huxley's masterpiece to come, Brave New World.

Author Bio

ALDOUS HUXLEY (1894–1963) was an English writer who spent the latter part of his life in the United States. Though best known for Brave New World, he also wrote countless works of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and essays. A humanist, pacifist and satirist, he wrote novels and other works that functioned as critiques of social norms and ideals. Aldous Huxley is often considered a leader of modern thought and one of the most important literary and philosophical voices of the 20th century.

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