Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Brave New World

Aldous Huxley

fiction classics dystopian science fiction dark reflective slow-paced

288 pages | first published 1932

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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 71%
reflective 71%
challenging 46%
tense 24%
adventurous 17%
sad 16%
mysterious 14%
emotional 10%
informative 8%
funny 5%
inspiring 3%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 63%
slow 25%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 42% | Character: 28% | Plot: 26% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 35% | No: 32% | Yes: 30% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

No: 67% | It's complicated: 25% | Yes: 5% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 61% | It's complicated: 18% | Yes: 16% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 16% | N/A: 2%

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