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Two or Three Graces - And Other Stories

Aldous Huxley

Publisher: Open Road Media

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This short story collection by the author of Brave New World features a novella that “stands among Huxley’s most ingenious inventions” (Los Angeles Review of Books).In “Two or Three Graces,” the title novella of this collection, Aldous Huxley offers a virtuoso performance of narrative structure and character development. Beginning in Paris, music critic Dick Wilkes meets a succession of terribly entertaining bores as he travels to England. But after helplessly accepting one man’s invitation to dinner, Dick meets the truly fascinating Grace. A bourgeois housewife in the presence of her husband, Grace seems to take on other personalities depending on her company. Through Dick, the reader will follow these multiple Graces as she encounters multiple lovers. First published in 1926, this volume also includes the short stories “Half Holiday,” “The Monocle,” and “Fairy Godmother.”

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