Mortal Coils

Mortal Coils

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Mortal Coils is a collection of five pieces, which were written by Aldous Huxley in the 1920s. The first one, "The Giaconda Smile," is a short murder story. "Permutations among the Nightingales" is a play concerning amorous problems had by patrons of a certain establishment. "The Tillotson Banquet" tells of an old artist who was thought to be dead. "Green Tunnels" is about the boredom of a young girl on holiday with her family. "Nuns at Luncheon" is a story being told of a nun falling in love. The story mocks the writer's process, a concept Huxley used in his "Crome Yellow." Each story is read by the talented narrator, Simon Vance.
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  • CD-Audio
  • English
  • 0792782437
  • 9780792782438

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230 ratings
3.43 out of 5 stars
5 14% (33)
4 30% (70)
3 42% (96)
2 12% (27)
1 2% (4)
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