Bulgakov Mikhail volume no. 359
Towering classic of dystopian satire, BRAVE NEW WORLD is a brilliant and terrifying vision of a soulless society--and of one man who discovers the human costs of mindless conformity. Hundreds of years in the future, the World Controllers have created an ideal civilization. Its members, shaped by genetic engineering and behavioral conditioning, are productive and content in roles they have been assigned at conception. Government-sanctioned drugs and...
Set in a London of the future, Brave New World depicts a world where genetically designed people live drug induced lives of contented bliss as long as they don't question the established social system. Also includes Brave new world revisited: twelve essays in which Huxley compes the modern-day world to the world envisioned in his Brave new world.