Synopses & Reviews
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.
Denis Stone, a naive young poet, is invited to stay at Crome, a country house renowned for its gatherings of bright young things. Crome's hosts, Henry Wimbush and his exotic wife Priscilla are joined by a party of colourful guests whose intrigues and opinions make Denis's stay is a memorable one.
Huxley's much-acclaimed debut novel: a supreme satire of the Bloomsbury set.