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The Doors
   are named after   
The Name of an Aldous Huxley Book
'The Doors of Perception', which quoted William Blake's poem ("If the doors of perception were cleansed / All things would appear infinite").
Aldous Huxley
   was born on   
July 26, 1894
English writer
Aldous Huxley
   lifespan was   
1894-1963
English writer
Aldous Huxley
   wrote   
After Many a Summer Dies the Swan
1939. This satire explores several philosophical and social issues, some of which would later take the forefront in his final novel Island. The title is taken from the Lord Tennyson poem Tithonus about a figure from Greek mythology to whom Aurora, the goddess of dawn, gave eternal life but not eternal youth. The book was awarded the 1939 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction.
Aldous Huxley
   wrote   
Point Counter Point
1928. Huxley's fourth novel. It is highly regarded: the Modern Library lists it in the top 100 novels of the 20th C.
Aldous Huxley
   wrote   
Antic Hay
1923. A comic novel. The story takes place in London, and depicts the aimless or self-absorbed cultural elite in the sad and turbulent times following the end of World War I.
Aldous Huxley
   wrote   
Crome Yellow
1921. Crome Yellow is the first novel by Huxley. Huxley satirises the fads and fashions of the time.
Aldous Huxley
   wrote   
Eyeless in Gaza
1936. The chapters of the novel are not ordered chronologically.
Aldous Huxley
   wrote   
Island
1962. The final book by Huxley. It 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 'Brave New World'.
Aldous Huxley
   wrote   
Brave New World
1932. Dystopian novel set in London in 2540. The book was banned in Ireland in 1932. Received the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award of Merit
Aldous Huxley
   created the character   
Lenina Crowne
Brave New World
Aldous Huxley
   created the character   
Mustapha Mond
Brave New World
Aldous Huxley
   created the character   
Walter Bidlake
Point Counter Point
Aldous Huxley
   wrote   
Heaven and Hell
1956. A philosophical work. The essay discusses the relationship between bright, colorful objects, geometric designs, psychoactives, art, and profound experience. usually published in a combined volume with Huxley's 'Doors of perception'
After Many a Summer Dies the Swan by Aldous Huxley
   was titled from the literary source   
Tithonus
Lord Alfred Tennyson
Antic Hay by Aldous Huxley
   was titled from the literary source   
Edward II
Christopher Marlowe
Beyond the Mexique Bay by Aldous Huxley
   was titled from the literary source   
Bermudas
Andrew Marvell
Eyeless in Gaza by Aldous Huxley
   was titled from the literary source   
Samson Agonistes
John Milton
Jesting Pilate by Aldous Huxley
   was titled from the literary source   
Of Truth
Francis Bacon
The Doors of Perception by Aldous Huxley
   was titled from the literary source   
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
William Blake
Those Barren Leaves by Aldous Huxley
   was titled from the literary source   
The Tables Turned
William Wordsworth
Aldous Huxley
   created the character   
Bernard Marx
Brave New World
Aldous Huxley
   created the character   
Henry Wimbush
Chrome Yellow, 1921
Aldous Huxley
   created the character   
Philip Quarles
Point Counter Point, 1928
Aldous Huxley
   created the character   
Lucy Tantamount
Point Counter Point
Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Centre
   was created by   
Aldous Huxley
Place where citizens of London are produced, from "Brave New World", 1932
New Mexico Savage Reservation
   was created by   
Aldous Huxley
From "Brave New World"
Park Lane Hospital for the Dying
   was created by   
Aldous Huxley
From "Brave New World
Crome
   was created by   
Aldous Huxley
English country house, from "Crome Yellow", 1921
Camlet-in-the-Water
   was created by   
Aldous Huxley
Railway station, from "Crome Yellow"
Rectory
   was created by   
Aldous Huxley
Gloomy abode of the clergyman, from "Crome Yellow"
Gattenden
   was created by   
Aldous Huxley
Village in Hertfordshire in "Point Counterpoint", 1928
Tantamount House
   was created by   
Aldous Huxley
Fashionable house of the Tantamount family, "Point Counterpoint"
Aldous Huxley
   wrote   
The Doors of Perception
1954 book detailing his experience with mescaline; takes its title from Blake's The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
Aldous Huxley
   said   
"Experience is Not What Happens to a Man; It is What a Man Does With What Happens to Him."
1894-1963
Aldous Huxley
   said   
"Facts Do Not Cease to Exist Because They Are Ignored"
Proper Studies, 1927
Aldous Huxley
   said   
"Maybe This World is Another Planet’s Hell"
Aldous Huxley
   said   
"What the Rest of Us See Only Under the Influence of Mescalin, the Artist is Congenitally Equipped to See All the Time."
From "The Doors of Perception"
Aldous Huxley
   said   
"Ye Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Make You Mad"
British writer, philosopher and author






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