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Ape and Essence Summary
Aldous Huxley

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Ape and Essence Summary

Plot Summary

"Ape and Essence" by Aldous Huxley is an intriguing novel which explores mankind's lack of humanity. In "Tallis," the narrator finds a script of "Ape and Essence" by the recently deceased William Tallis. "The Script" introduces the destruction of mankind by war and other factors in the future America. "Ape and Essence" offers ideas that are both entertaining and extremely frightening.

In "Tallis," the narrator and Bob Briggs discuss Bob's personal problems on the day of Gandhi's assassination in 1948. They cross across and read a script, "Ape and Essence" by William Tallis, and the next Sunday, they drive to Murcia, CA to meet the author only to learn that he has died. The narrator reprints Tallis' script without change or comment. In "The Script," a baboon girl sings, and two groups of baboons battle and kill one another. It is February 20, 2108 when the New Zealand Rediscovery Expedition set...

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