Aldous Huxley, "Ape and Essence", 1948.

 Aldous Huxley, “Ape and Essence”, 1948 was an apocalyptic, dystopian science fiction novel.  The politics of “mutually assured destruction” in the Nuclear Age is the subject of this satire of warfare.  “William Tallis” is the name of the first character; and, he has written a Hollywood screenplay in Los Angeles County. Two movie industry moguls … Continue reading Aldous Huxley, "Ape and Essence", 1948.

Aldous Huxley, “Island”, 1962.

  Aldous Huxley, “Brave New World”, 1932 was the topic of an earlier blog post; here, I present Aldous Huxley, “Island”, 1962 nautical, science-fiction novel.  “Island”, 1962 was the final book published by Aldous Huxley; and, is contrast to the dystopian “Brave New World”, 1932 is an utopian novel.  “Brave New World”, 1932 was set … Continue reading Aldous Huxley, “Island”, 1962.

Aldous Huxley, "Brave New World", 1932.

Aldous Huxley, “Brave New World”, 1932 was a science-fiction dystopia novel set in “machine age” 20th century America.  Huxley’s novel has as its invention:  a sexless society of “reproductive technology”.  Gena Corea. “The Mother Machine: Reproductive Technologies from Artificial Insemination to Artificial Wombs”, 1986 was a nonfiction book about “mother machinery”.  Huxley’s novel story-end “climax” … Continue reading Aldous Huxley, "Brave New World", 1932.