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Brief candles

Aldous Huxley

Brief candles

four stories

by Aldous Huxley

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Published in London, Chatto & Windus, 1957 .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination323 p. ;
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26571448M

"Brief Candle: Three Plays brings together the most recent work of Sahitya Akademi award-winner Mahesh Dattani as he continues to explore subjects that need to be addressed but are relentlessly brushed under the carpet of middle-class morality—incest; gender bias and death. The title play is set in a hospital ward where terminally ill patients put up an energetic farce in memory of their. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

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Find Brief Candles - Four Stories by Huxley, Aldous at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Brief Candles. London: Chatto & Windus, Octavo, original red cloth, original dust jacket, uncut. First trade edition of Huxley's fifth collection of short fiction. "Huxley's final collection of uncollected short stories put[s] forward few positive solutions to life's problems.


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Brief Candles book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This collection of Huxley stories contains 'After the Fireworks' which /5. Sep 14,  · Most of the books were in a series centered on a British secret agent, but Brief Candles introduced a pair of mannerly ghosts.

The two, a Virginian and an Englishman were cousins killed in France by invading Prussians during the Franco-Prussian War in /5(9).

"Brief Candles" is a collection of stories as opposed to a novel, and focuses less on society's operation as a whole and more on the restraints and attachments of social relationships.

Miscellaneous lines often relate to a component of the human condition so accurately, you realize emotion is far from evolution/5(2). Brief Candles by Manning Coles was written in and has the feel of something written with the intention of of turning it into a s Hollywood-style buddy comedy.

It opens in the 19th century and features the cousins Charles and James Latimer. One is a 4/5. Brief Candles book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.3/5. Oct 16,  · The book is about the Princes in the Tower (Edward V and Richard, Duke of York) who disappeared in the summer of after their uncle, the Duke of Gloucester, seized the English throne as Richard mercedesgo.com novel covers events from the Christmas of up to Richard III's defeat at Bosworth Field inand young Edward is the primary narrator, with a few pieces told from the points of view 5/5(2).

In Brief Candles, Pulitzer Prize winner Henry Taylor takes on with hilarious irreverence people usually taken most seriously -- members of/5. Brief Candles takes its title from a line in William Shakespeare's Macbeth, from Macbeth's famous soliloquy: "Out, out, brief candle.

Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more: it is a tale told Novels: Crome Yellow (), Antic Hay (), Those. Brief Candles. In common with most people one of the more congenial aspects of my working life is my lunch hour. I can often be found, for its duration, sat in my office reading books that I intend to review, especially when the weather is less than hospitable.

I've wanted to write since I was six, and spent 48 years in the field of communications. In that time, I published a historical novel (Brief Candles) and short stories (Lamont), but had little time to devote to writing. Now that I am retired, I have published a book that I've had in draft for two decades.

“Out, out, brief candle. Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” ― William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

Nov 27,  · The final chapter of the book seems to be the one that the author most enjoyed putting together. This time it is the story of just one man, Alfred Green-Price. The match in which Green-Price played was for HK Foster’s XI against Worcestershire in His performance is the sort of forgettable one that would be expected from a brief candle.

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Brief Candles (), Aldous Huxley's fifth collection of short fiction, consists of the following four short stories: "Chawdron" "The Rest Cure" "The Claxtons" "After the Fireworks" Brief Candles takes its title from a line in William Shakespeare's Macbeth, from Macbeth's famous soliloquy: "Out, out, brief candle!Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon.

This collection of Huxley short stories contains _After the Fireworks_ which is the length of a short novel and deals with the predicament of a well-known writer who finds himself approached as an oldish man, by an importunate female admirer who aspires at all costs to be his mistress.

A further three stories are included, which are, _Chawdron_, _The Rest Cure_ and _The Claxtons_. This is a Released on: October 07, In Brief Candles, Pulitzer Prize winner Henry Taylor takes on with hilarious irreverence people usually taken most seriously—members of the Supreme Court, poets laureate, literary theorists, Whitewater celebrities, and New Testament figures—demonstrating through clerihews that one of the primary purposes of poetry is to have fun, even.

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Aug 26,  · Brief Candle consists of scattered reflections on a life and on a set of public performances.

It adds only a little to the science lessons and, compared with the first volume of the memoirs (which.Brief Candles. Four Stories. He was best known for his novels including Brave New World, set in a dystopian London, and for non-fiction books, such as The Doors of Perception, which recalls experiences when taking a psychedelic drug, and a wide-ranging output of essays.

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