Island

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Aldous Huxley. “My darling, my darling...” And then suddenly the hand he was holding came to life for a moment. Then was still again. “It's me,” he said, “it's Will. ” Once more the fingers stirred. Slowly, with what was evidently an enorm ...Continua
alissa
Ha scritto il 03/02/19
A difficult one
Yep, this is a difficult one. It is mystical, dream-like, and very well written. I found the plot to be a plain excuse to write about life, religion, society and death. Not that this is a bad thing, but it made reading 'Island' hard and challenging....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.

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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