Brave New World

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This is a Favorites Series post by guest blogger Cleo Chalk.

I’m Cleo, an undergraduate word nerd blogging book reviews and all things ‘book’ over at literary-lethargy.com. I’ll enjoy any book you stick in front of me, but my favourites are offbeat classics and modern dystopias. 

brave new world

 

Brave New World
Aldous Huxley
© 1932

It may seem obvious, since I’m talking about Brave New World as my favourite book, but I’ll put it out there anyway: Aldous Huxley is my dystopia scribbling intellectual of choice. I have to confess a small crush on his bespectacled frown and furrowed brow, and I certainly prefer his scientific musings on where our species might be headed to the more politically charged efforts from the likes of Ayn Rand and Orwell – huge fan of 1984 though I am. Continue reading