Crome Yellow By Aldous Huxley Crome Yellow is the first novel by
British author Aldous Huxley and published in 1921. In the book,
Huxley satirises the fads and fashions of the time. It is the story
of a house party at Crome, a parodic version of Garsington Manor,
home of Lady Ottoline Morrell, a house where authors such as Huxley
and T. S. Eliot used to gather and write. The book contains a brief
pre-figuring of Huxley's later novel, Brave New World. Mr. Scogan,
one of the characters, describes an "impersonal generation" of the
future that will "take the place of Nature's hideous system. In
vast state incubators, rows upon rows of gravid bottles will supply
the world with the population it requires. The family system will
disappear; society, sapped at its very base, will have to find new
foundations; and Eros, beautifully and irresponsibly free, will
flit like a gay butterfly from flower to flower through a sunlit
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