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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

Novel

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

Book Review

Book Review: "A Clockwork Orange" (Anthony Burgess)

Summary: The paths of violence navigate through a forest of moral choices-what is the worth of the
automatic man?

Podcast: If you enjoy my review (or this topic) this book and the movie based on it were further discussed/debated in a lively discussion on my podcast: “No Deodorant In Outer Space”. 882 more words

Book Reviews

Anthony Burgess on Mozart

Anthony Burgess once confided to me many years ago that Stanley Kubrick had misinterpreted his novel A Clockwork Orange.

Ha! There’s nothing like a bit of name-dropping to get things going, is there? 1,878 more words

Culture

- Burgess Books -

A man came over to the shop today, to drop off many books that he or his relative had over the years.

Some of them seemed relatively new, while others were filled with scraps and possibly mould. 401 more words

Stories

Shakespeare’s Mistress: Karen Harper

Although this book is easy to read with a plot that rattles along, the author is too keen to push her theories and demonstrate her knowledge of Shakespeare at every opportunity. 377 more words

Completed

International Anthony Burgess Foundation - Archive Tour

On Thursday 8th August Lizy and I visited the International Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester for a tour around the archive. We were lucky enough to be given a tour by the Deputy Director Will Carr, and Events and Marketing Officer Clare Preston-Pollitt, both of whom had an extremely impressive knowledge of Anthony Burgess’ life, his estate and his collection. 491 more words