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  • Brave New World

  • By: Aldous Huxley
  • Narrated by: Michael York
  • Length: 8 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 13,467
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 11,726
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11,781

When Lenina and Bernard visit a savage reservation, we experience how Utopia can destroy humanity.

Cloning, feel-good drugs, anti-aging programs, and total social control through politics, programming, and media: has Aldous Huxley accurately predicted our future? With a storyteller's genius, he weaves these ethical controversies in a compelling narrative that dawns in the year 632 A.F. (After Ford, the deity). When Lenina and Bernard visit a savage reservation, we experience how Utopia can destroy humanity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • “Oh, Ford, Ford Ford, I Wish I Had My Soma!”

  • By Jefferson on 10-03-11

Horrible reading by Michael York

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-20-17

Narrator is either yelling in your ear or mumbling. Volume needs to be normalized. Actually listening to the content of the story is difficult and overshadowed by having to turn the volume up and down constantly. Dreadful OVER-voice acting.

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