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Island: a novel [electronic resource].

Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963 (Author). Vance, Simon. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781515991694 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1515991695 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 29 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio : 2016.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Simon Vance.
Summary, etc.: In his final novel, which he considered his most important, Aldous Huxley transports us to the remote Pacific island of Pala, where an ideal society has flourished for 120 years. Inevitably, this island of bliss attracts the envy and enmity of the surrounding world. A conspiracy is underway to take over Pala, and events are set in motion 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.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Survival > Fiction.
Journalists > Fiction.
Utopias > Fiction.
Islands > Fiction.
Oceania > Fiction.
Genre: Science fiction.

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