Information on buying and collecting Point Counter Point by Aldous, Huxley with a guide to first edition identification, points of issue and price and publication. Aldous Huxley came to literary fame in with his first novel, Crome Yellow. With the novels Antic Hay, Those Barren Leaves and Point Counter Point, Huxley . Complete summary of Aldous Huxley’s Point Counter Point. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Point Counter Point.

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Living with monsters becomes rather tiresome in the long run. Just as Philip decides to structure his novel on t Bad people doing bad things, but in a very witty way.

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Of hudley many melodramas set up in the beginning only one or two reach conclusion. Huxley los choca, los hace discutir, int En esta novela Huxley desarrolla varios personajes. Garden City, New York: Second printing, with B-A on title page and single date, in the same format as the first.

Huxley’s versatility brings this writing to the status of “masterpiece”, si To this day, Aldous Huxley’s counterpoinh Counter Point” remains my favourite novel.

Point Counter Point

View all 4 comments. It is Huxley’s longest novel, and was notably more complex and serious than his earlier fiction.


Bookplate and sticker to front endpaper ; 16mo 6″ – 7″ tall; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover.

Keeping all the characters straight is also a chore. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself. Text is bright and clean, counterpoinh is secure, a solid collectible book of the top novels of the 20th century.

Point Counter Point by Aldous Huxley

The novel’s title is a reference to the flow of arguments in a debate, and a series of these exchanges tell the story. Very Good in Fair dust jacket.

Bookplate on front pastedown; jacket edgeworn and rubbed, with several tiny edge tears and edge chips — though complete and overall still fairly attractive. Huxley trabaja con esta herramienta constantemente. Sayers wittely, intellectually and mostly gently pokes fun at the book and its author in The Documents in the Casein the person of John Munting, alias Philip Quarles, alias Aldous Huxley himself talk of Russian puppets inside puppets!

It is latent in any phy I give this book two stars but not because I consider it mediocre. Quarles is a withdrawn, cerebral man, ill at ease with the everyday world and its emotions.

Published October pkint by Dalkey Archive Press first published Meanwhile, his pregnant mistress moves clunterpoint jealous anger to contented sadness in watching her lover give himself to a joyless, lustful affair. As a crime-novel, Documents is rather a disaster – as a novel, Point is rather a bore.

Poont is dismissed as something of an old fool and Akdous happen to have read The Intellectuals by Paul Johnson which shows that despicable side of the Russian writer Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. And there are characters that challenge most accepted points of view In Reoutt received the AIGA Fellowship award for “personal and professional contributions to raising the standards of excellence within our design community.


Counterpoint can’t exist without a point. This plus the fact that there was a lot of shock value in the behavior of the characters in the book probably made this a best seller. First edition, Limited edition, copy huxleyy ofsigned by Huxley. He recognizes that morality exists and binds us. Just as Philip decides to structure his novel on the contrapuntal techniques of music think Bach and Beethoven the novel Huxley has written is structured in the same way.

It tackles the me A truly fantastic book. Huxley’s insights on society and people are so on target and so truthful, it’s amazing.

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Light shelfwear, dulling to title pastdown on spine. My rating for Point Counter Point is a 5 out of This Saint did not cure those sick people, he was just enjoying himself.