A Clockwork Orange
by Anthony Burgess
Editor: Penguin Books Ltd
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A Clockwork Orange is the audacity and electrification of Anthony Burgess’ book that inspired one of the most famous movies ever made, beautifully reworked in the Penguin’s Essentials range.What’s it gonna be then, huh?In this vision of the nightmare of youth in revolt, fifteen years old Alex and his friends, on a diabolical orgy of robbery, rape, torture and murder.Alex is imprisoned for his adolescent delinquency and state attempts to reform him – but at what priceSocial of prophecyBlack ComedyFree will studyOrange Mécanique, it’s all thoseIt is also a superb experience, in the language, as Burgess creates a new language of “nadsat”, the adolescent jargon of not too distant future.”Not only about the violent nature of man and his ability to choose between good and evil.It’s about the exhilaration and intoxicating effects of the language “Daily Telegraph”. I don’t know of any other writer who has done so much with the language.a funny book by William SBurroughs One of the most skillful and original writers of his generation ” The TimesAnthony Burgess was born in Manchester in 1917.He studied English at the University of Manchester and joined the army in 1940 where he spent six years in Corps Education.After the demobilization, he worked first as a college lecturer in drama, then as a grammar school teacher before becoming responsible for education in the Colonial Service, stationed in Malaysia and Borneo Island.In 1959, Burgess was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor and decided to become a full-time writer.Despite being given less than a year to live, Burgess continued to write at least one book per year – including The Mechanical Orange (1962), M/F (1971), The Man of Nazareth (1979), The Earthly Powers (1980) and The Kingdom of the Evil (1985) – and hundreds of book reviews until his death.He was also a prolific composer and produced numerous full-scale works for orchestra and orchestra.
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