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Read online Island.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Island In em Island em his last novel Huxley transports us to a Pacific island where for years an ideal society has flourished Inevitably this island of bliss attracts the envy and enmity of the surrounding world A conspiracy is underway to take over Pala and events begin to move when an agent of the conspirators a newspaperman named Faranby is shipwrecked there What Faranby doesn t expect is how his time with the people of Pala will revolutionize all his values and to his amazement give him hope by Aldous Huxley

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Island
Title:Island
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Number of Pages:354
Category:Fiction, Classics, Science fiction, Philosophy, Dystopia
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