Brave New World (Paperback, 1998, HarperPerennial) 4 stars

Aldous Huxley's profoundly important classic of world literature, Brave New World is a searching vision …

Class and capitalism destroy what should be good

5 stars

What we remember most is how disappointed we were that the story spun all the wonderful potential benefits of science into a dystopia where class and capitalism prevailed. The book disturbingly portrays how a society with admiral goals can go wrong with rigid and fanatical application. Society, it is to flourish, it needs to be open and alive.