Aldous Huxley

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Birthday
26, 1894
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 22, 1963 (69)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
26, 1894
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 22, 1963 (69)

About

English author of the bleak, dystopian science fiction novel, Brave New World. His other literary works include Island, Point Counter Point, and The Doors of Perception.

Before Fame

He studied literature at Balliol College, Oxford. After finishing his education, he briefly taught French and subsequently worked at a chemical plant in Billingham.

Trivia

He was interested in parapsychology and mysticism, and he frequently experimented with psychedelic drugs.

Family Life

He married Maria Nys in 1919. The couple welcomed a son, Matthew Huxley, the following year. Aldous Huxley married second wife, Laura, in 1956.

Associated With

He once wrote a letter to George Orwell in which he praised Orwell's famous novel, 1984.

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