Brave New Worlds

Posted May 23, 2017 11:03 pm by Mrs McLean

For an interesting–if depressing–reflection on how Aldous Huxley, author of Brave New World, seems to have been something of a prophet, have a read of Emily Watson’s article in Quadrapheme. Because Nineteen-Eighty-Four is sooooo 1989, n’est-ce pas? I mean, now that we’re moved on from Stalinism to kindergarten sex-ed, it ain’t your grandparents’ dystopia no more.***I was having a chat with a Fellow Foreign Wife yesterday, and I remembered my first Christmas in Edinburgh, the one in which I couldn’t for the life of me remember how to make the Sacred Christmas Bun and ended up crying hysterically on the

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