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'Must Read' Books I Hate and What To Read Instead

Whenever I go into Waterstones or WHSmith I remember the mile long list of books that I am expected to read (I’m looking at you, … 946 more words

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A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess - A Book Review: ★★★★★

A read like no other

Let’s make this clear – if you have an easily upset stomach you shouldn’t go near this novel. It’s not for you. 429 more words


Free Choice in the Fruity Fiction of A Clockwork Orange

Is Alex a victim of the modern age? He is certainly despicable in nature, and becomes the focus of society’s pity. And is it because he becomes an issue, the problem of sex and violence on youth? 424 more words


Burgess of the Bilabial Fricative

The Doctor is SickAnthony Burgess, 1960

“‘You’ve got this obsession, haven’t you?’ said Dr. Railton. ‘With words, I mean.’”

Dr. Edwin Spindrift does. 1,237 more words


Excerpt from “A Clockwork Orange” by Anthony Burgess ~~Music~~

The little speakers of my stereo were all arranged round the room, on ceiling, walls, floor, so, lying on my bed slooshying the music, I was like netted and meshed in the orchestra. 190 more words


"A Clockwork Orange" review

“It may not be nice to be good … It may be horrible to be good.”

To say that “A Clockwork Orange” is shocking would be an understatement. 210 more words