Tuesday, 15 July 2008


Island (novel)
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Island (ISBN 0-06-008549-5)

is the final book by English novelist Aldous Huxley, published in 1962. It is the account of Will Farnaby, a cynical journalist who is shipwrecked on the fictional island of Pala. Island is Huxley's utopian counterpart to his most famous work, Brave New World, itself often paired with George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four. The ideas that would become Island can be seen in a foreword written twenty years after the original publication of Brave New World:

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