by Aldous Huxley“A Hollywood millionaire with a terror of death, whose personal physician happens to be working on a theory of longevity-these are the elements of Aldous Huxley’s caustic and entertaining satire on man’s desire to live indefinitely.With his customary wit and intellectual sophistication, Huxley pursues his characters in their quest for the eternal, finishing on a note of horror.” by Jerzy Kosinski“It is the story of Chauncey Gardiner – Chance, an enigmatic but distinguished man who emerges from nowhere to become an heir to the throne of a Wall Street tycoon, a presidential policy adviser, and a media icon.She made a guest appearance in the series Peter Gunn, in the 1960 episode "Sing a Song of Murder".She starred with Sidney Poitier, Paul Newman, and Joanne Woodward in the 1961 film Paris Blues.
The book received rave reviews and has sold in excess of three million copies, far more than expected.Unable to make progress on that project, he turned to writing what became The Phantom Tollbooth, his first book.His housemate, Feiffer, a cartoonist, interested himself in the project.There's nothing wrong with using a metaphor to explain the situation, but make sure it doesn't derail on you later. NOW BREATHE DEEP YOUR MISFORTUNE, YOU SAD LITTLE CLOWN. THAT AROMA YOU DETECT WAFTS FROM THE BOUQUET PERCHED ON YOUR CORPSE BOX. Trying to hold to an established metaphor while including added information that doesn't fit it at all... The metaphor begins with a solid concept but quickly degenerates into a repetition of the actual situation only projected onto the metaphorical concepts.