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The world of Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley

The world of Aldous Huxley

an omnibus of his fiction and non-fiction over three decades

by Aldous Huxley

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Published by [Grosset & Dunlap] in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited and with an introduction by Charles J. Rolo
SeriesGrosset"s universal library, Universal library
ContributionsRolo, Charles James, 1916-
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 544 p.
Number of Pages544
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26902770M
OCLC/WorldCa57178593


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