The Genius And The Goddess: A Novel

Paperback | October 20, 2009

byAldous Huxley

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A lost novella from Brave New World author Aldous Huxley, now back in print in a Harper Perennial Modern Classics edition, The Genius and the Goddess is the story of a brilliant physicist, his beautiful wife, and the young man who tears their world apart.

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A lost novella from Brave New World author Aldous Huxley, now back in print in a Harper Perennial Modern Classics edition, The Genius and the Goddess is the story of a brilliant physicist, his beautiful wife, and the young man who tears their world apart.

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Thirty years ago, ecstasy and torment took hold of John Rivers, shocking him out of “half-baked imbecility into something more nearly resembling the human form.” He had an affair with the wife of his mentor, Henry Maartens—a pathbreaking physicist, winner of the Nobel Prize, and a figure of blinding brilliance—bringing the couple to ru...

Aldous Huxley (1894–1963) is the author of the classic novelsBrave New World,Island,Eyeless in Gaza, andThe Genius and the Goddess, as well as such critically acclaimed nonfiction works asThe Perennial PhilosophyandThe Doors of Perception. Born in Surrey, England, and educated at Oxford, he died in Los Angeles, California.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.43 inPublished:October 20, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061724904

ISBN - 13:9780061724909

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful! Huxley is amazing. This book is very good. Highly intriguing plot.
Date published: 2016-02-18