- Publisher: GROSSET & DUNLAP; Reprint edition (1928)
- ASIN: B002HL90BU
- Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars See all reviews (36 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #12,092,293 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
I know it is unfair to judge a book that I haven't finished.
If you have had your heart broken by a woman, just look at the gut wrenching sickness of Bidlake and L. Tantamount's relationship for a feeling close to a cynics mind.
"Point Counter Point is rather short on story, but it's absolutely dripping in plot.
The novel takes it title and structure from music, particularly the music of Bach, as it weaves themes and moods in and out, contrasting one instrument with another. Read morePublished 23 months ago by gammyraye
I had no problems with this order. The package shipped quickly and was received on time. The book was labed new and seemed very new to me. It looked like its never been used. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Tiffani
It's the second time that I am reading this book. I bought it after reading Ken Follet 2 books from his trilogy. They made me remember of this book. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Horse lover
I'll explain the title quote later; first let me say that I found the novel very well written. Every time I read a book I look for memorable quotes to pick out, and Point Counter... Read morePublished on October 2, 2011 by Clyde Griffiths
I love science fiction especially books like 1984, a brave new world, and Fahrenheit 451. Unfortunately, this book just never did it for me. Read morePublished on September 5, 2011 by thephoenixking
Point Counter Point was a scandal in its day, and is still an startlingly funny account of the literary and cultural elite of the 1920's. Read morePublished on December 28, 2010 by Damon G. Labarbera
I didn't like this book. Aldous Huxley has succeeded in creating a book in which every character is distasteful. Read morePublished on October 13, 2010 by Michael Terceiro
This book is fascinating, and Huxley's genius is evident on every page. However, his effort to create a giant contrapuntal mosaic of different voices fails in that it has almost... Read morePublished on June 2, 2008 by Rutablavsky
Every time I write a review of a book which is considered "literature" I am afraid that some Pulitzer Prize winner dude with 2 PhDs is going to track me down and hit me over the... Read morePublished on January 13, 2007 by Alessio Renan Aguirre