Point Counter Point by Aldous Huxley

"Point Counter Point" is a satirical novel that explores the dilemmas of a group of intellectuals living in 1920s London. The narrative delves into their personal lives, affairs, and philosophical debates, presenting a vivid portrait of post-World War I society. The characters' diverse viewpoints on science, art, religion, and politics reflect the cultural and ideological conflicts of the time, with the author skillfully interweaving their stories to create a complex, multi-layered narrative. The novel is notable for its experimental structure, which mirrors the form of a musical counterpoint, with multiple plot lines unfolding simultaneously.

The 2545th greatest book of all time


Published
1928
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
400-500
Words
154,000
Original Language
English

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