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Penerbit : Harperperennial Modern Classics

Tebal : 340 Halaman

“Because our world is not the same as Othello’s world. You can’t make flivvers without steel-and you can’t make tragedies without social instability. The world’s stable now. People are happy; they get what they want, and they never want what they can’t get. They’re well off; they’re safe; they’re never ill; they’re not afraid of death; they’re blissfully ignorant of passion and old age; they’re plagued with no mothers and fathers; they’ve got no wives, or children, or lovers to feel strongly about; they’re so conditioned that they practically can’t help behaving as they ought to behave.”

Itulah Brave New World nya Aldous Huxley. Dunia dimana manusia dibuat dalam botol di pabrik besar dari telur & sperma terpilih. Tidak ada lagi ikatan keluarga, Ibu, Ayah, Saudara, Pacar. Tidak ada satu orang pun yang terikat pada orang lain. Tidak ada individu, semua…

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