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A Clockwork Orange

“Goodness comes from within… Goodness is something chosen. When a man cannot choose he ceases to be a man.”
Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange

Hospital Hair

Kenneth, fresh from his shower, is settled back into bed. Chris, in playful mood, combs his hair into an upswept Mohican look: Kenneth is not that enthralled with the style. 130 more words

Anthony Burgess's Napoleon Symphony (Book Acquired, 10.02.2014)

Anthony Burgess’s 1974 novel Napoleon Symphony gets the trade paperback reissue treatment from Norton. Their blurb:

Anthony Burgess draws on his love of music and history in this novel he called “elephantine fun” to write.

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I must admit that “Clockwork Orange” gave me an arousal, I did not know why, but as I watched the leading character (I think it was Malcolm McDowell, or was it Terence Stamp?) being pinned onto a chair and forced to watch violent and horror films, I had the sensation of blood boiling all over my body. 391 more words


A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess.

5 Stars

I didn’t have high expectations for this novel when I bought it. To be honest I didn’t even read the blurb very well, so I had no idea what it was actually about. 1,147 more words


A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

Release Date: 1979

Pages: 149

Publisher: Penguin Books

Format: Paperback

Buy it: BookDepository.com

Genre: Science fiction, Dystopia

A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess’ infamous novella, is a book that everyone has heard of but few have read. 857 more words

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