Island

by | Editor: Vintage
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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY DAVID BRADSHAW. For over a hundred years the Pacific island of Pala has been the scene of a unique experiment in civilisation. Its inhabitants live in a society where western science has been brought together with eastern phil ...Continua
Leonardo Taccari
Ha scritto il 01/07/12

Uselessly verbose: we got the point after 40 page. Probably a utopia is not compelling enough, and the book ends just when it could get interesting - yes, I know, the plot is just an excuse.

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Barbara ABP
Ha scritto il 10/06/11
The Island can be compared to Utopia by T. Moore as for the description of an ideal society, but this society is located in a peculiar situation, i.e. half of an island that is occupied by a Dictatorship. This is not really a novel, so the plot and t...Continua
Charleighh
Ha scritto il 31/01/09
Idealism at its apex
An interesting portrayel of the ideal society. Although it was a bit of a slow start, this book really grabbed me after about 100 pages and was hard to put down. This is the 2nd book I've read by Aldous Huxley after his most famous, Brave New World...Continua

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