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Eyeless in Gaza.

Aldous Huxley

Eyeless in Gaza.

by Aldous Huxley

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6015 U9 E9 1950
The Physical Object
Pagination619p.
Number of Pages619
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16162284M

This book is a real dog. Huxley writes in an elegant style, but he displays a rather naive outlook on life, and keeps churning out half-baked theories on how to best rule the world (I would start by banning such works of literature as "Eyeless in Gaza").4/5(37). Share - Eyeless in Gaza by Basic Books Staff and Aldous Huxley (, Paperback) Eyeless in Gaza by Basic Books Staff and Aldous Huxley (, Paperback) Be the first to write a review. About this product. Pre-owned: lowest price. The lowest .

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Written at the height of his powers immediately after Brave New World, Aldous Huxley's highly acclaimed Eyeless in Gaza is his most personal novel. Huxley's bold, nontraditional narrative tells the loosely autobiographical story of Anthony Beavis, a cynical libertine Oxford graduate who comes of age in the vacuum left by World War I.

Unfulfilled by his life, loves, and adventures, Cited by: Written at the height of his powers immediately after Brave New World, Aldous Huxley's highly acclaimed Eyeless in Gaza is his most personal novel.

Huxley's bold, nontraditional narrative tells the loosely autobiographical story of Anthony Beavis, a cynical libertine Oxford graduate who comes of age in the vacuum left by World War I/5. Eyeless in Gaza is genuinely spiritual novel, a quest to understand goodness in a world that often seems insane.

Huxley wrote it when he was a the height of his powers as a novelist, and his unequaled eloquence makes this book truly inspiring as a vision of how to grow and find meaning in the modern s:   Aldous Huxley (–) is the author of the classic novels Brave New World, Island, Eyeless in Gaza, and The Genius and the Goddess, as well as such critically acclaimed nonfiction works as The Perennial Philosophy and The Doors of Perception.

Born in Surrey, England, and educated at Oxford, he died in Los Angeles, : HarperCollins Publishers. Eyeless in Gaza is Eyeless in Gaza.

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book makes this book truly inspiring as a vision of how to grow and find meaning in the modern world/5(46). Eyeless In Gaza on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Eyeless In Gaza/5(44). One of Brave New World author Aldous Huxley’s finest and most personal novels, now back in print in a Harper Perennial Modern Classics edition, Eyeless in Gaza is the story of one man’s quest to find a meaningful life, which leads him from blind hedonism to political revolution to spiritual enlightenment.

Eyeless in Gaza, novel of ideas by Aldous Huxley, published in This semiautobiographical novel criticizes the dearth of spiritual values in contemporary society. In nonchronological fashion the novel covers more than 30 years in the lives of a group of upper-middle-class English friends.

Discover the origins of everyday phrases from each book of the Bible in “The Writing on the Wall”, available worldwide as a paperback and e-book. “Eyeless in Gaza” Source. Overview. One of Brave New World author Aldous Huxley’s finest and most personal novels, now back in print in a Harper Perennial Modern Classics edition, Eyeless in Gaza is the story of one man’s quest to find a meaningful life, which leads him from blind hedonism to political revolution to spiritual enlightenment.5/5(5).

Eyeless in Gaza Quotes Showing of 25 “Chastity—the most unnatural of all the sexual perversions, he added parenthetically, out of Remy de Gourmont.” ― Aldous Huxley, Eyeless in GazaCited by: Eyeless in Gaza revolves around the lives of a small group of the English upper middle classes, during a period of more than thirty years.

The narrative falls. Eyeless in Gaza. COMMENTARY. Into the mystic. Why critics think Eyeless in Gaza is Huxley's greatest novel. It's very long. It's his most difficult novel, using a fractured timeline, so we follow several narratives that occur during Anthony Beavis's life almost simultaneously and we have to piece together the chronology and who the recurring characters are.

The last of the books gifted to me last December, Eyeless in Gaza was my latest exposure to the works of a writer who has never failed to inspire me. Indeed, Island, The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell were among the books that most shaped my perspective during my undergraduate degree over 15 years ago.

"Eyeless in Gaza" might also be considered a merciless psychoanalytical treatment of the previous age: almost all the Victorians in the book come off as impossibly repressed and emotionally crippled.

Still, there are a few memorable characters here, such as Mark Straithes's tortured twentieth century ascetic and the louche, sensual Mary Amberly/5(15). Eyeless in Gaza is considered by many to be Huxley’s definitive work of fiction. pages, with a reading time of ~ hours (, words), and first published in This DRM-Free edition published by epubBooks, Released on: Eyeless in Gaza is the story of Anthony Beavis and his circle of friends and acquaintances, from childhood to mid adulthood, mainly in the first decades of the twentieth century.

The storyline is non-sequential, with the events shuffled, so that each chapter picks up the strand at a different point in the characters' lives. Eyeless in Gaza is a bestselling novel by Aldous Huxley, first published in The title originates from a phrase in John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Promise was that I Should Israel from Philistian yoke deliver; Ask for this great deliverer now, and find him Eyeless in Gaza.

Description of the book "Eyeless in Gaza": With an introduction by David Braadshaw, Anthony Beavis is a man inclined to recoil from life. His past is haunted by the death of his best friend Brian and by his entanglement with the cynical and manipulative Mary Amberley.

Eyeless in Gaza is genuinely spiritual novel, a quest to understand goodness in a world that often seems insane. Huxley wrote it when he was a the height of his powers as a novelist, and his unequaled eloquence makes this book truly inspiring as a vision of how to grow and find meaning in the modern world/5.

"Eyeless in Gaza" might also be considered a merciless psychoanalytical treatment of the previous age: almost all the Victorians in the book come off as impossibly repressed and emotionally crippled. Still, there are a few memorable characters here, such as Mark Straithes's tortured twentieth century ascetic and the louche, sensual Mary Amberly/5(5).The band name is a reference to the novel Eyeless in Gaza by Aldous Huxley (which in turn was influenced by John Milton 's Samson Agonistes).

Bates has said he chose the name "for the sound of it. I was reading the Huxley book when I met Pete. It sounded perfectly nice.". But Bates has also acknowledged an allusion Genres: Post-punk, experimental, art .Eyeless in Gaza.

Book Details. Title: He was best known for his novels including Brave New World, set in a dystopian London, and for non-fiction books, such as The Doors of Perception, which recalls experiences when taking a psychedelic drug, and a wide-ranging output of essays.

Early in his career Huxley edited the magazine Oxford Poetry.