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    • Brave New World

    • Written by: Aldous Huxley
    • Narrated by: Michael York
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    When Lenina and Bernard visit a savage reservation, we experience how Utopia can destroy humanity.

    Cloning, feel-good drugs, anti-aging programs, and total social control through politics, programming, and media: has Aldous Huxley accurately predicted our future? With a storyteller's genius, he weaves these ethical controversies in a compelling narrative that dawns in the year 632 A.F. (After Ford, the deity). When Lenina and Bernard visit a savage reservation, we experience how Utopia can destroy humanity.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • incredible narration

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    Regular price: ₹702.00

    • The Doors of Perception

    • Written by: Aldous Huxley
    • Narrated by: Rudolph Schirmer
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
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    The critically acclaimed novelist and social critic Aldous Huxley, describes his personal experimentation with the drug mescaline and explores the nature of visionary experience. The title of this classic comes from William Blake's The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: "If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things through narrow chinks of his cavern."

    Regular price: ₹350.00

    • Jacob's Hands

    • A Fable
    • Written by: Aldous Huxley, Christopher Isherwood
    • Narrated by: William Windom, Burt Reynolds
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
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    Jacob Ericson, a shy, enigmatic, and somewhat inept ranch hand learns that his hands possess the mysterious gift of healing: a gift he uses to cure animals and Sharon, the woman he adores. His gift is quickly exploited and the boundaries of his charm and naïveté begin to stretch. Following Sharon to Los Angeles, Jacob offers his healing powers for free at a church in Los Angeles, and then at a seedy stage show where his beloved Sharon also works.

    Regular price: ₹434.00

    • Great Classic Stories II

    • Written by: Edgar Allan Poe, James Joyce, Mark Twain,
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance, Kate Fenton, Stephen R. Thorne,
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
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    This wonderful collection of 18 short stories includes work by some of literature's most treasured names, including Mark Twain, Edgar Allan Poe, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Oscar Wilde, and many more. This superlative treasury includes "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe; "A Piece of String" by Guy Le Maupassant; "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin; "The Mark on the Wall" by Virginia Woolf; "Nuns at Lunch" by Aldous Huxley, and many more!

    Regular price: ₹515.00

    • Brave New World (Dramatized)

    • Written by: Aldous Huxley
    • Narrated by: Aldous Huxley
    • Length: 1 hr
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    The CBS Radio Workshop was an experimental series of productions, subtitled "radio's distinguished series to man's imagination" that ran between 27 January 1956 and 22 September 1957. The premiere production was Brave New World, narrated by Huxley himself, with a complicated sound-effects score that evidently took a long time to construct, and comprised a ticking metronome, tom-tom beats, bubbling water, an air hose, a cow's moo, an oscillator, and three kinds of wine glasses clicking together.

    Regular price: ₹93.00

    • Masterpieces of Modern Short Fiction

    • Written by: Ambrose Bierce, Joseph Conrad, F. Scott Fitzgerald,
    • Narrated by: David Birney, Michael York
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
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    An eclectic compendium of the finest short fiction of the last 150 years, featuring works by Paul Theroux, Joseph Conrad, James Ellroy, Ambrose Bierce, Charlotte Perkins Gillman, Aldous Huxley, Philip Roth, and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

    Regular price: ₹601.00

    • Crome Yellow

    • Written by: Aldous Huxley
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
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    The renowned author of Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, made his literary debut with the 1921 classic Crome Yellow. Set in post-WWI England, this perennial favorite satirizes the fads and fashions of the time with the tale of a hapless couple who join a colorful mix of British aristocrats attending a party at a rural country estate.

    Regular price: ₹703.00

    • The Greatest Mysteries of All Time, Volume 6

    • Written by: Wilkie Collins, C. P. Donnell Jr., John Collier,
    • Narrated by: David Warner, Christopher Cazenove, Orson Welles,
    • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
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    The Greatest Mysteries of All Time, Volume 6 is an exciting addition to this series, featuring the most acclaimed writers, past and present. This unique collection of master writers, including Wilkie Collins, Aldous Huxley, and Edith Wharton, edited by multi-award winning mystery connoisseur Otto Penzler, is a delightful mixture of mystery and suspense.

    Regular price: ₹586.00

    • Schöne neue Welt

    • Ein Roman der Zukunft
    • Written by: Aldous Huxley
    • Narrated by: Matthias Brandt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
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    Eine Welt ohne Gewalt? In ferner Zukunft ist die ideale Gesellschaft geformt: Künstlich reproduzierte, genmanipulierte Menschen sind mit Hilfe von Gehirnwäsche und Drogen glückliche Konsumenten. Nur der Alpha Bernard Marx scheint von einer unbestimmten Sehnsucht nach Freiheit getrieben zu sein. Ein Besuch in einem der wenigen verbliebenen Reservate, in denen noch das alte, unperfekte Leben geführt wird, könnte ihn von seinem Unbehagen heilen - oder etwa nicht?

    Regular price: ₹468.00

    • Crome Yellow

    • Written by: Aldous Huxley
    • Narrated by: Michael Maloney
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
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    Denis Stone, a self-conscious young poet, is invited to the English town home of Crome, renowned for its gatherings of intellectuals. Hosted by Henry and Priscilla Wimbush, the house party has much to offer the naive Denis. The guests include the self-contained Anne, whom Denis adores; the handsome artist Gombauld, his rival for Anne's affections; and the cynical Mr. Scogan. All have their stories and ideas to unfold but, as Denis comes to realize, ideas cannot compensate for reality.

    Regular price: ₹468.00

    • A Rare Recording of Aldous Huxley

    • Written by: Aldous Huxley
    • Narrated by: Aldous Huxley
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Aldous Huxley (1894-1963) was an English writer and philosopher. He was best known for his novels Brave New World and The Doors of Perception. Early in his career, Huxley edited the Oxford Poetry magazine and wrote travel articles, film stories, and scripts. He later became interested in spiritual subjects such as parapsychology and philosophical mysticism, including universalism. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in seven different years.

    Regular price: ₹187.00

    • Brave New World

    • A BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation
    • Written by: Aldous Huxley
    • Narrated by: Anton Lesser, Jonathan Coy, Justin Salinger,
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
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    It's 2116, and Bernard Marx and Helmholtz Watson are token rebels in an irretrievably corrupted society where promiscuity is the norm, eugenics a respectable science, and morality turned upside down. There is no poverty, crime or sickness - but no creativity, art or culture either. Human beings are merely docile citizens: divided into castes, brainwashed and controlled by the state and dependent on the drug soma for superficial gratification.

    Regular price: ₹342.00

    • Crome Yellow

    • Written by: Aldous Huxley
    • Narrated by: Robert Whitfield
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
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    One of the greatest prose writers and social commentators of the 20th century, Aldous Huxley here introduces us to a delightfully cynical, comic, and severe group of artists and intellectuals engaged in the most free-thinking and modern kind of talk imaginable. Poetry, occultism, ancestral history, and Italian primitive painting are just a few of the subjects competing for discussion among the amiable cast of eccentrics drawn together at Crome, an intensely English country manor.

    Regular price: ₹468.00

    • Brave New World (Dramatized)

    • Written by: Aldous Huxley, CBS Radio Workshop
    • Narrated by: Aldous Huxley
    • Length: 59 mins
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    For its premiere episodes, The CBS Radio Workshop aired a two-part adaptation of Brave New World, featuring its author, Aldous Huxley, as narrator. The musical score was created by Academy Award-winner Bernard Hermann, whose film credits included Psycho and Citizen Kane.

    Regular price: ₹132.00

    • Mortal Coils

    • Written by: Aldous Huxley
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
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    Mortal Coils is a collection of five pieces written by Aldous Huxley in the 1920s. The first one, "The Giaconda Smile", is a short murder story. "Permutations Among the Nightingales" is a play concerning amorous problems experienced by the patrons of a certain establishment. "The Tillotson Banquet" tells of an old artist who was thought to be dead. "Green Tunnels" is about the boredom of a young girl on holiday with her family. "Nuns at Luncheon" is a story told by a nun falling in love.

    Regular price: ₹468.00

    • Antic Hay

    • Written by: Aldous Huxley
    • Narrated by: Robert Whitfield
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
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    Young Oxford tutor Theodore Gumbril has become thoroughly dismayed by the formality of college life and the staid British institutions of learning. An impetuous need for celebration, even rebellion, possesses him. He and his bohemian companions embark on wild and daring "bacchanalian" adventures that steer them resolutely away from stifling conventions of behavior. Antic Hay, first published in 1923, is one of Aldous Huxley's earlier novels, and like them is primarily a 'novel of ideas' involving conversations which disclose viewpoints rather than establish characters; its polemical theme unfolds against the backdrop of London's post-war nihilistic Bohemia. This is Huxley at his biting, brilliant best -- a novel, loud with derisive laughter, which satirically scoffs at all conventional morality and at stuffy people everywhere -- a novel that's always charged with excitement.

    Regular price: ₹702.00

    • Fagre nye verden [Brave New World]

    • Written by: Aldous Huxley
    • Narrated by: Dan Schlosser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
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    Fagre nye verden handler om bagsiden af vore drømmes mål: romanen skildrer med bidende ironi fremskridtstankens endestation. Romanen foregår i London, 632 år efter Ford. Det er et rationelt og tilsyneladende humant samfund. Genmanipulation og mental kontrol sikrer borgerne og samfundet mod overraskelser.

    Regular price: ₹921.00

    • Schöne neue Welt

    • Written by: Aldous Huxley
    • Narrated by: Gerd Wameling
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
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    Im Jahre 632 nach Ford ist die Welt ein perfekter Ort: Kriminalität und Armut gehören der Vergangenheit an. Babys werden in Flaschen gezüchtet und so konditioniert, dass sie später, betäubt durch die Glücksdroge Soma, zufrieden den ihnen zugedachten Platz in der Gesellschaft einnehmen. Doch dann betritt ein sogenannter Wilder die "Schöne neue Welt". Der faszinierende Fremde, der über Gefühle und Freiheit spricht, wird wie ein Star gefeiert - bis er zur Bedrohung für die selbsternannte Zivilisation wird.

    Regular price: ₹401.00