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A Clockwork Orange

It was June-time when I picked up A Clockwork Orange from Waterstones in Glasgow city centre and, truth be told, this outing was a bit of an occasion. 972 more words

Book Review

A Clockwork Orange: The Fall Of Man


‘A Clockwork Orange’, Anthony Burgess’ 1962 dystopian novel, is set in a future of youth violence and a repressive totalitarian government. In a society where brutality seems to be the societal norm, we follow Alex, a fifteen year old boy, in his peak of inhumane and immoral tendencies. 1,194 more words


A Clockwork Existential (An Existential Beat/Street Poem)

What’s it to be then Eh?
What is your identity Alex my Droog? Does your soul know your dreams?

From the wet and dark
Arose life anew… 812 more words

REVIEW: A Clockwork Orange

BOOK: A Clockwork Orange 
AUTHOR: Anthony Burgess
PAGES: 141
PUBLISHER: Penguin Classics
MY RATING: ★ ★ ★ ★ (4/5)

Told by the central character, Alex, this brilliant, hilarious, and disturbing novel creates an alarming futuristic vision of violence, high technology, and authoritarianism.

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Book Pairing of the Week: American Psycho

I’m keeping it super simple this week.

I have started American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis, and I can pretty much say with certainty that I cannot get enough. 165 more words

Ten Books Every Good Human Should Have on Their Shelf

Published in Issue 18, Craccum Magazine 2016.
To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
Call me cliché, but there’s a reason this novel has sold over 30 million copies worldwide: it’s really, really good. 1,108 more words