Island Author:Aldous Huxley Pala was a paradise beyond man's wildest dream--an island without poverty, injustice, sickness or war. Instead of learning a trade, the natives learned new ways to love; instead of fighting, they chewed Moksha, a strange drug which triggered visions of excruciating beauty. Into this best of all possible worlds stumbles a guilt-ridden, spiritual... more »ly barren journalist who brings with him the cancerous virus of corrupt European civilization.
Island is the account of Will Farnaby, a cynical journalist who is shipwrecked on the fictional island of Pala. Island is Huxley's utopian counterpart to his most famous work, the 1932 novel, Brave New World.« less