Eyeless In Gaza: A Novel

by Aldous Huxley

HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS | October 9, 2009 | Trade Paperback

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Written at the height of his powers immediately after Brave New World, Aldous Huxley''s highly acclaimed Eyeless in Gaza is his most personal novel. Huxley''s bold, nontraditional narrative tells the loosely autobiographical story of Anthony Beavis, a cynical libertine Oxford graduate who comes of age in the vacuum left by World War I. Unfulfilled by his life, loves, and adventures, Anthony is persuaded by a charismatic friend to become a Marxist and take up arms with Mexican revolutionaries. But when their disastrous embrace of violence nearly kills them, Anthony is left shattered-and is forced to find an alternative to the moral disillusionment of the modern world.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 352 pages, 8 × 5.38 × 1.2 in

Published: October 9, 2009

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0061724890

ISBN - 13: 9780061724893

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Eyeless In Gaza: A Novel

by Aldous Huxley

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 352 pages, 8 × 5.38 × 1.2 in

Published: October 9, 2009

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0061724890

ISBN - 13: 9780061724893

About the Book

Written at the height of his powers immediately after "Brave New World," Aldous Huxley's highly acclaimed "Eyeless in Gaza" is his most personal novel. Huxley's bold, nontraditional narrative tells the loosely autobiographical story of Anthony Beavis, a cynical libertine Oxford graduate who comes of age in the vacuum left by World War I. Unfulfilled by his life, loves, and adventures, Anthony is persuaded by a charismatic friend to become a Marxist and take up arms with Mexican revolutionaries. But when their disastrous embrace of violence nearly kills them, Anthony is left shattered--and is forced to find an alternative to the moral disillusionment of the modern world.

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Written at the height of his powers immediately after Brave New World, Aldous Huxley''s highly acclaimed Eyeless in Gaza is his most personal novel. Huxley''s bold, nontraditional narrative tells the loosely autobiographical story of Anthony Beavis, a cynical libertine Oxford graduate who comes of age in the vacuum left by World War I. Unfulfilled by his life, loves, and adventures, Anthony is persuaded by a charismatic friend to become a Marxist and take up arms with Mexican revolutionaries. But when their disastrous embrace of violence nearly kills them, Anthony is left shattered-and is forced to find an alternative to the moral disillusionment of the modern world.

About the Author

Aldous Huxley (1894-1963) is the author of the classic novels Island, Eyeless in Gaza, and The Genius and the Goddess, as well as such critically acclaimed nonfiction works as The Devils of Loudun, The Doors of Perception, and The Perennial Philosophy. Born in Surrey, England, and educated at Oxford, he died in Los Angeles.

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