Summary

Aldous Huxley's novel Island is set on the fictional island of Pala, a utopian society that has rejected the materialism and violence of the Western world. Will Farnaby, a cynical and disillusioned journalist, is shipwrecked on Pala and initially dismissive of the Palanese way of life. However, he gradually comes to embrace their values and beliefs, which are based on spiritual enlightenment, non-violence, and environmentalism.

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Aldous Huxley's novel Island is set on the fictional island of Pala, a utopian society that has rejected the materialism and violence of the Western world. Will Farnaby, a cynical and disillusioned journalist, is shipwrecked on Pala and initially dismissive of the Palanese way of life. However, he gradually comes to embrace their values and beliefs, which are based on spiritual enlightenment, non-violence, and environmentalism.

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