Information on buying and collecting Point Counter Point by Aldous, Huxley with a guide to first edition identification, points of issue and price and publication. Aldous Huxley came to literary fame in with his first novel, Crome Yellow. With the novels Antic Hay, Those Barren Leaves and Point Counter Point, Huxley . Complete summary of Aldous Huxley’s Point Counter Point. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Point Counter Point.

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Point Counter Point

Among the literary references was the use of Dickens in a way that captures one of his essential character traits, “the appearance of Dickensian young-girlishness” p.

I am sure we counterpoibt a lot of the characters of this poinh in the poeple we mingle with. Tragedy and comedy seemed to be inextricable in all these characters’ lives, and the political madness of Webley was mirrored in Rampion’s worldly lifestyle, Phillip’s distant lifestyle, Illidge’s working-class rage and even in Elinor’s matter-of-fact outlook.

Poner esto en una novela. It wasn’t a bad book but I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone.

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La literatura no es un arte multidimensional, es lineal. I found this extremely satisfying. The spine cover has a spilt to the back spine hinge, a red mark on the front cover, corner and spine end bumping. In the s, Aldous Huxley’s novels presented what must have seemed rather scandalous notions of sex—with men and women openly having affairs.

BInding tight and text spotless. Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Please help improve this article pointt adding citations to reliable sources. The deepest corners of human nature — that’s where he goes, and that’s where I haven’t seen anyone else being able to.


Very Good in boards. Binding is rust red fabric. Make the effort of being human.

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It’s as savage as pouncing and clawing. This plus the fact that there was a lot of shock value in the behavior of the characters in the book probably made this a best seller.

It has some good elements but it has no central theme or idea, and no plot to speak of. Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of The incredibly beautiful and superficial alddous, the rough military huxleyy with a soft spot, the cynical and politically involved, the rich, the one who despises the rich but secretly envies them — name it, and you’ve got it there. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. Along with bewitching characters, this is a novel that is crafted after the fashion of a work of music, buxley numerous storylines and recurring themes rather than a single plot.

While my mind was focused on that, in the evenings and before bed, Huxley exercised the more important parts of my brain. There was a problem with your submission. The fornicator’s hatred of life in a new form.

Redish Brown cloth over boards with purple lettering on a label yuxley onto the spine. What’s the Name o But it is Point Counter Point that is the far more important, and more significant work.

A very clean copy. Please note that our editors may make some formatting changes or correct spelling or grammatical errors, and may also contact you if any clarifications are needed. It counterpoinh me a while to get all the names of the characters right Guxley kept confusing Burlap and Bidlake, for example, and forgetting who Walter wasbut their experiences and inner mo Utterly addictive.


All I can say is that this book is among the best I’ve ever read, on a whole range of issues.

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Both are brilliantly funny. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Of the many melodramas set up in the beginning only one or two reach conclusion. Of course Aldous Huxley was a pacifist, Sayers quite the contrary; Sayers was a Catholic, be it more of the mind than of the heart, where Huxley tends to some unspecified universal mysticism.

The remainder of the novel intersperses scenes from their lives, letters from lovers and most interesting, the writings of Philip Quarles, who with his wife spends most of the first half of the novel returning from India and who is the closest to a protagonist that we get.

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Point Counter Point by Aldous Huxley

Copyright datefirst edition, first printing. So the notes I kept while reading P. A superb copy in a Brodart cover. As indicated by aldouz title, Huxley sets his characters’ idea in a sort of musical composition: