Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Brave New World

Aldous Huxley

288 pages first pub 1932 (editions)

fiction classics dystopian literary science fiction challenging dark reflective medium-paced

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Brave New World is a dystopian novel written in 1931 by English author Aldous Huxley, and published in 1932. Largely set in a futuristic World State of genetically modified citizens and an intelligence-based social hierarchy, the novel anticipates...

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Moods

dark 70%
reflective 70%
challenging 48%
tense 25%
adventurous 18%
sad 17%
mysterious 16%
emotional 11%
informative 8%
funny 5%
inspiring 3%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 61%
slow 26%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 42% | Character: 28% | Plot: 27% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 35% | No: 33% | Yes: 29% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 26% | Yes: 5% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 58% | It's complicated: 19% | Yes: 18% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 16% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.77

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