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Brave New World is a dystopian fictional novel published in 1932 by Aldous Huxley. The novel is set in London in the year 2540. Huxley plays with ideas of futuristic developments in reproductive technology, sleep-learning, psychological manipulation, and classical conditioning. Additionally, a central theme to the novel is the division of society into five tiered castes. Each caste has a different economic role within society with lower castes being chemically manipulated to manage their levels of intelligence and physical growth.