Originally published London: Chatto & Windus, 1936.
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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/5. Eyeless in Gaza is genuinely spiritual novel, a quest to understand goodness in a world that often seems insane. Huxley wrote it when he was a the height of his powers as a novelist, and his unequaled eloquence makes this book truly inspiring as a vision of how to grow and find meaning in the modern world/5(40). Eyeless In Gaza on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Eyeless In Gaza/5(44). Buy a cheap copy of Eyeless in Gaza book by Aldous Huxley. One of Brave New World author Aldous Huxley’s finest and most personal novels, now back in print in a Harper Perennial Modern Classics edition, Eyeless in Gaza is Free shipping over $
Aldous Huxley (–) is the author of the classic novels Brave New World, Island, Eyeless in Gaza, and The Genius and the Goddess, as well as such critically acclaimed nonfiction works as The Perennial Philosophy and The Doors of in Surrey, England, and educated at Oxford, he died in Los Angeles, California. Eyeless in Gaza is considered by many to be Huxley’s definitive work of fiction. pages, with a reading time of ~ hours (, words), and first published in This DRM-Free edition published by epubBooks, Where I bought this book: This was another xmas present! ISBN: Like a Moth to a Flame. The last of the books gifted to me last December, Eyeless in Gaza was my latest exposure to the works of a writer who has never failed to inspire me. Eyeless in Gaza at the Mill with slaves The title of the book, like Milton's poem, recalls the biblical story of Samson, who was captured by the Philistines, his eyes burned out, and taken to Gaza, where he was forced to work grinding grain in a mill. The chapters of the book are not ordered chronologically.
Brilliant intellectual fireworks * The Times * Eyeless in Gaza embodies Huxley's conclusions about life. Amusing, moving and brilliant, there is no doubting the sincerity and the beauty of this book * Listener * The play of ideas and theories, moral, psychological and sociological, is profuse and scintillating * Times Literary Supplement * Sardonically humorous, urbane and exquisite in style. "Eyeless in Gaza" might also be considered a merciless psychoanalytical treatment of the previous age: almost all the Victorians in the book come off as impossibly repressed and emotionally crippled. Still, there are a few memorable characters here, such as Mark Straithes's tortured twentieth century ascetic and the louche, sensual Mary Amberly/5(15). Eyeless in Gaza Quotes Showing of 25 “Chastity—the most unnatural of all the sexual perversions, he added parenthetically, out of Remy de Gourmont.” ― Aldous Huxley, Eyeless in Gaza.