I’m edging towards Halloween now that it’s day sixteen of Blogtober and the fake blood has come out. I picked A Clockwork Orange to follow on from Never Let Me Go because I wanted to highlight the link between two books where science experiments are carried out on children for the ‘greater good’. 336 more words
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A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess.
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In Anthony Burgess’s nightmare vision of the future, where criminals take over after dark, the story is told by the central character, Alex, who talks in a brutal invented slang that brilliantly renders his and his friends’ social pathology.
Genre: Classic Dystopian Thriller
I actually have a shirt for this one! I love the psychological depth of this book with its unique language, realistic depiction of Alex, and the almost comical way the government and it’s psychologist puppets step in. 256 more words