After the publication of Brave New World

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After the publication of  Brave New World , Huxley left England, living with his wife, Maria, first in New  Mexico — the site of the Savage Reservation in  Brave New World  — and later in California, where  surgery restored much of his vision. In his new home, Huxley became involved in the study and practice of mysticism. His new  philosophical outlook informed his novel  Eyeless in Gaza  (1936), which promoted pacifism on the  eve of World War II.  After Many a Summer Dies the Swan  (1939) makes the case for the emptiness  of materialism. Gradually, Huxley moved toward mystical writings, far from the tone of his early satire.  The Perennial Philosophy  (1945) and  The Doors of Perception  (1954) represent Huxley's non- fictional expression of his interests, including even experimentation with psychedelic drugs. In Los Angeles, Huxley wrote screenplays for film versions of fictional classics such as 
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