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The Best Aldous Huxley Books

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List of the best Aldous Huxley books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Aldous Huxley is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Students everywhere are familiar with his dystopian novel Brave New World and his other science fiction novels are among the best as well. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Aldous Huxley who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

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  • Brave New World1
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    Brave New World

    Aldous Huxley

    SubjectsLiterary, Technology, Brainwashing, Literature, Classics

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Utopian and dystopian fiction, Children's literature, Dystopia, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    #46 of 1,235 The Best Novels Ever Written#103 of 331 The Top Must-Read Books of All Time

  • Island2
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    Island

    Aldous Huxley

    SubjectsLiterary, Oceania, Literature, Classics

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Utopian and dystopian fiction, Fiction, Science Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • The Doors of Perception3
    22
    6

    First Published1954

    SubjectsPharmacology, Philosophy, New Age, Consciousness, Literature

    Genres (Book)Philosophy, Non-fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • The Devils of Loudun4
    18
    2

    First Published1952

    SubjectsPhilosophy, Europe, France, Biography, Occult

    Genres (Book)Non-fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Eyeless in Gaza5
    16
    2

    Eyeless in Gaza

    Aldous Huxley

    First Published1936

    SubjectsLiterature, Classics

    Genres (Book)Fiction, Novel

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Point Counter Point6
    19
    7

    Point Counter Point

    Aldous Huxley

    SubjectsLiterary, Satire, England

    Genres (Book)Roman à clef, Children's literature, Fiction

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  • The Genius and the Goddess7

    First Published1955-12

    Genres (Book)Romance novel

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Those Barren Leaves8
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    Those Barren Leaves

    Aldous Huxley

    SubjectsLiterary, Italy

    Genres (Book)Roman à clef, Fiction

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  • After Many a Summer Dies The Swan9

    First Published1939

    Genres (Book)Philosophy, Speculative fiction, Novel, Philosophical fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Grey Eminence10
    4
    2

    Grey Eminence

    Aldous Huxley

    First Published1941

    SubjectsEurope, France, History, François Leclerc du Tremblay, Literary criticism

    Genres (Book)Biography

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  • Antic Hay11
    12
    6

    Antic Hay

    Aldous Huxley

    First Published1923

    SubjectsEngland, Literary, Classics, Literature

    Genres (Book)Novel, Fiction, Roman à clef

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Time Must Have a Stop12
    4
    4

    SubjectsLiterary, Literature, Classics

    Genres (Book)Coming of age, Fiction, Science Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • The Art of Seeing13
    4
    5

    The Art of Seeing

    Aldous Huxley

    First Published1942

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Heaven and Hell14
    8
    3

    Heaven and Hell

    Aldous Huxley

    First Published1956

    SubjectsPhilosophy, Parapsychology, Dream

    Genres (Book)Non-fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Ape and Essence15
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    Ape and Essence

    Aldous Huxley

    First Published1948-08

    SubjectsLiterary

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Dystopia, Fiction

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  • The Perennial Philosophy16
    10
    7

    SubjectsPhilosophy, Philosophy of religion, Literature, Christianity, Theology

    Genres (Book)Philosophy, Inspirational

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  • The Crows of Pearblossom17

    First Published1967

    Genres (Book)Children's literature

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Crome Yellow18
    7
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    Crome Yellow

    Aldous Huxley

    SubjectsLiterary, Literature, Classics, England

    Genres (Book)Roman à clef, Historical fiction, Fiction, Science Fiction

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