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 by Aldous Huxley. Jan 21, Andrew added it Shelves: It is a book about the racy nihilism and the upper classes in the jazz age alduos a ‘roman a clef’ about the ideas and personalities of the twenties.

Very minor shelf wear to bottom of spine and boards, else fine. Doubleday, Doran and Company, But the novel ultimately fails to satisfy, as the book ends with a rather despicable weaseling his way out of a contractual commitment with one woman to allow himself the freedom to pursue a sexual commitment to another.

By presenting a vision of life in which diverse aspects of experience are observed simultaneously, Huxley characterizes the symptoms of “the disease of the modern man” in the manner of a composer–themes and characters are repeated, altered slightly, and played off one another in a tone that is at once critical and sympathetic. Ex-library with the usual stamps.


Huxlfy minor shelf wear to bottom of spine and boards, else fine Edition: Some autobiographical comparisons are also insinuated, supposedly as Philip Quarles, but possibly as Walter Bidlake. Text is bright and clean, binding is secure, a solid collectible book of the top hhuxley of the 20th century.

While there is a bit of a literary explosion near the end, this is more a novel of the daily lives of London sophisticates in the s. O a lo mejor es que el traductor es un criminal profesional. The character of each personage must be implied, as far as possible, in the ideas of which he is the mouthpiece; in so far as theories are rationalizations of sentiments, instincts, dispositions of soul, this is feasible.

Chipping to spine’s crown and heel. It’s just an average of two extremes: Retrieved from ” https: It is latent in any physical object a house is described not just architecturally but historically, through political economy: Point Counter Point Aldous Huxley This story of s intellectual life is inspired by classical music, employing a large cast of characters — each essentially representing various versions of alxous — who are compared to instruments in an orchestra, each playing his separate portion of the larger piece.


I loved the book.

To ask other readers questions about Point Counter Pointplease sign up. Walter Bidlake is one of my favorites, the son of the aforementioned painter and trapped in a disastrous affair with Lucy Tantamount, while also cohabiting with a pregnant Marjorie.

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Point Counter Point by Aldous Huxley

Just as Philip decides to structure his novel on t Bad people doing bad things, but in a very witty way. In summary, Point Counter Point is really good It opint a complex work, with complicated characters and surprising events Essays old And New Help us improve this article! Sign In Register Help Cart. Text is bright and clean, binding secure, a solid collectible 20th-century book.

Find Rare Books Book Value. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. We are presented with an opening overture of more than one-hundred-fifty pages at a dinner party that serves as an introduction to most of the characters.

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