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Point Counter Point

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Point Counter Point
Part of Chatto & Windus' 'The Collected Works of Aldous Huxley.'

Aldous Huxley's lifelong concern with the dichotomy between passion and reason finds its fullest expression both thematically and formally in his masterpiece Point Counter Point. By presenting a vision of life in which diverse aspects of experience are observed simultaneously, Huxley characterises 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.

First published in 1928, Huxley's satiric view of intellectual life in the '20s is populated with characters based on such celebrities as D.H. Lawrence, Katherine Mansfield, Nancy Cunard, and John Middleton Murry, as well as Huxley himself.

Jacket design by John Woodcock.

CONDITION: Dark teal boards in good condition with gilt spine and authors initials on cover. Jacket is very lightly tanned, marked and has minor edge wear with one small 2cm nick top left. Page edges tanned with foxing to top edge. Previous owner's name and date penned on F.F.E.P. Bookplate on inside of front board. Pages clear throughout. Binding is solid. (See photos for details)

Item details

Added value:
Dust Jacket
Author(s):
Aldous Huxley
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
21 x 14 x 4cm
Edition:
1974
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
0701108134
Number of pages:
601
Publisher:
Chatto & Windus
Title:
Point Counter Point

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Point Counter Point
Part of Chatto & Windus' 'The Collected Works of Aldous Huxley.'

Aldous Huxley's lifelong concern with the dichotomy between passion and reason finds its fullest expression both thematically and formally in his masterpiece Point Counter Point. By presenting a vision of life in which diverse aspects of experience are observed simultaneously, Huxley characterises 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.

First published in 1928, Huxley's satiric view of intellectual life in the '20s is populated with characters based on such celebrities as D.H. Lawrence, Katherine Mansfield, Nancy Cunard, and John Middleton Murry, as well as Huxley himself.

Jacket design by John Woodcock.

CONDITION: Dark teal boards in good condition with gilt spine and authors initials on cover. Jacket is very lightly tanned, marked and has minor edge wear with one small 2cm nick top left. Page edges tanned with foxing to top edge. Previous owner's name and date penned on F.F.E.P. Bookplate on inside of front board. Pages clear throughout. Binding is solid. (See photos for details)

Added value:
Dust Jacket
Author(s):
Aldous Huxley
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
21 x 14 x 4cm
Edition:
1974
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
0701108134
Number of pages:
601
Publisher:
Chatto & Windus
Title:
Point Counter Point

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