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A Clockwork Orange

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In Anthony Burgess's nightmare vision of youth culture in revolt, fifteen-year-old Alex and his friends set out on a diabolical orgy of robbery, rape, torture and murder. Alex is jailed for his teenage delinquency and the State tries to reform him - but at what cost?

Social prophecy? Black comedy? Study of free will? A Clockwork Orange is all of these. It is also a dazzling experiment in language, as Burgess creates a new speech for his anti-hero: 'nadsat'. the teenage slang of a not-too-distant future. Stanley Kubrick's controversial film version of the novel has sealed its reputation as one of the most daring works of fiction this century.

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Author(s):
Anthony Burgess
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
014027409X
ISBN-13:
9780140274097
Publisher:
Penguin
Title:
A Clockwork Orange

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In Anthony Burgess's nightmare vision of youth culture in revolt, fifteen-year-old Alex and his friends set out on a diabolical orgy of robbery, rape, torture and murder. Alex is jailed for his teenage delinquency and the State tries to reform him - but at what cost?

Social prophecy? Black comedy? Study of free will? A Clockwork Orange is all of these. It is also a dazzling experiment in language, as Burgess creates a new speech for his anti-hero: 'nadsat'. the teenage slang of a not-too-distant future. Stanley Kubrick's controversial film version of the novel has sealed its reputation as one of the most daring works of fiction this century.

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Anthony Burgess
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
014027409X
ISBN-13:
9780140274097
Publisher:
Penguin
Title:
A Clockwork Orange

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