After Many A Summer Dies the SwanBook - 1993
A Hollywood millionaire with a terror of death, whose personal physician happens to be working on a theory of longevity-these are the elements of Aldous Huxley's caustic and entertaining satire on man's desire to live indefinitely. With his customary wit and intellectual sophistication, Huxley pursues his characters in their quest for the eternal, finishing on a note of horror. "This is Mr. Huxley's Hollywood novel, and you might expect it to be fantastic, extravagant, crazy and preposterous. It is all that, and heaven and hell too....It is the kind of novel that he is particularly the master of, where the most extraordinary and fortuitous events are followed by contemplative little essays on the meaning of life....The story is outrageously good." New York Times. "
Publisher: Chicago : I.R. Dee, 1993
Edition: First Elephant paperback edition
Branch Call Number: FICTION HUXLE...A
Characteristics: 355 pages ; 20 cm
Notes: Originally published: New York : London : Harper, 1939