Review by flopie53
July, 19 2013
Pros: It's a good literary reference for both philosophy, sociology or even psychology.
Cons: Long and flamboyant dialogues may sour your interest from time to time.
Review by chewbaccacat
December, 29 2012
Pros: Excellent writing that allows the reader to gain insight about the past, present, and future.
Review by erika1124
June, 24 2010
Pros: intellectually-challenging, thought-provoking, interesting plot
Cons: unsatisfactory and abrupt ending, periods of boring, drawn-out explanations
Review by snpmurray
December, 13 2006
Pros: Fascinating tour of an all-too plausible future society
Cons: Poorly drawn love story, lots of thin characters.
Review by jay1051971
December, 02 2006
Pros: Allegedly a classic.
Cons: Disjointed. Chaotic. Random.
Review by ChipMcDonald
March, 25 2006
Pros: Ironically relevant to living in today's society
Review by exempt272
April, 07 2005
Pros: Exciting, visionary, thought provoking.
Cons: Wordy, slow parts, tough read for novice readers.
Review by quipowerty
July, 25 2004
Pros: Huxley "enslavement by pleasure" prophecy is ahead of its time.
Cons: This could really happen to us. Beware.
Review by wjr123
June, 26 2004
Pros: A Terrifyingly Realistic Vision of the Future, Great Philosiphy, Truly a Classic
Cons: Not Much Story in Some Parts, Not For Everyone
Review by slarter
January, 08 2004
Pros: Satirical, chilling, relevant, and awfully clever.
Cons: Dark, somewhat forced conclusion.
Review by captaind
July, 06 2003
Pros: Fantastic vision, scarily realistic, completely absorbing. Even more pertinent today than when it was written.
Cons: Not an easy read, not really recommended to anyone under 18 due to its complexity.
Review by boogleywoogley
May, 21 2003
Pros: A must read classic
Cons: You will be out of the loop if you don't read
Review by jankp
February, 04 2003
Pros: the character Bernard Marx; historically intriguing; I learned some Shakespeare
Cons: completely dated and unrealistic story; rest of the characters; hard-to-read; depressing
Review by hereandnow
September, 05 2002
Pros: Vivid Details, Characters, Intensity, Speed
Cons: Age: Like Star Trek looses its value to most people over time.
Review by emptywishes
June, 27 2002
Pros: Vivid descriptions, interesting word choices
Cons: Not for the ADD-afflicted; requires serious attention
Review by Bounty628
October, 08 2001
Pros: A frightening glimpse of the future
Cons: Not many people realize Brave New World is upon us
Review by Cherrycola60
August, 04 2001
Pros: Very ahead of its time, thought envoking
Cons: Slow, boring, complicated
Review by phungus
May, 27 2001
Pros: Oddly fulfulling
Cons: Can be confusing at times, jumps around a bit
Review by LukePicard
May, 26 2001
Pros: Surprisingly good characterization. Fantastic world building. Excellent use of the English Language.
Cons: Some of the characters could use a bit more characterization.
Review by gmontag
May, 05 2001
Pros: An excellent cautionary tale which provides the reader with a maddening dystopia
Cons: Takes a few readings to fully comprehend
Review by ottiga
March, 12 2001
Pros: original, startlingly-realistic, believable, frightening
Cons: some sexual content, mature themes