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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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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



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


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


A Clockwork Orange (1971) IMDB Top 250 Guest Review

Today’s IMDB Top 250 Guest Review comes from Troy of The Review Club. Thanks for the review, Troy! :-) Now let’s see what he has to say about… 710 more words


Book Review: 'A Clockwork Orange' by Anthony Burgess

‘A Clockwork Orange’ is one of the best books I have ever read. Okay, I am a big fan of the Stanley Kubrick film and I had seen it dozens of times before reading the book. 200 more words