Aldous Huxley

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(July 26, 1894 – November 22, 1963)

Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer, novelist, philosopher, and prominent member of the famous Huxley family. He graduated from Balliol College, Oxford, with a first in English literature.

His brother, the scientist Sir Julian Huxley (1887–1975), also wrote some SF.

Aldous Huxley is known in science fiction circles for his novels:

  • 1932 Brave New World
  • 1939 After Many a Summer Dies the Swan
  • 1944 Time Must Have a Stop
  • 1948 Ape and Essence
  • 1962 Island

Entry in The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.

Awards, Honors and GoHships:

  • 1940 — James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction

Person 18941963
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