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Anthony Burgess, 'Tremor of Intent' (1966)

To some of us, the wresting of beauty out of language is the only thing in the world that matters.

The more I learn about Anthony Burgess, the more I like him. 972 more words

Reviews

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

Upon finishing this book I didn’t know how I felt about it, and still I can’t decide whether it is a great novel or just a peculiar one. 548 more words

Book Review

So there we were dratsing away in the dark, the old Luna with men on it just coming up, the stars stabbing away as it might be knives anxious to join in the dratsing.

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Notable Quotable

Jonathan Gibb's Randall

Satire is a demanding form, an act of aggression that can easily fail. Freud’s depiction of jokes as repressed hostility is evident in the sadistic satire of Anthony Burgess, and the snobbishness of Evelyn Waugh’s self indulgent attacks. 245 more words

Verbals

INSPIRATION INFLUENCES- HOW TO BE INSPIRED

I think inspiration is one of the greatest gifts someone could give to you. I find myself constantly inspired, my brain constantly thinking of the next creative thing to do. 864 more words

Movies

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Do not attempt to read A Clockwork Orange without Wiktionary’s appendix page for the book ( 319 more words

The Library

Reading and Road Trippin'

It’s summer and most of us have put in notice at work for a week or two vacation away from work. I had recently went on a road trip, brought three paperback books and didn’t read any one of them. 360 more words

Books