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The Great Sci-Fi Reality TV Novel

“Though his work is not as widely known as some of his contemporaries — J.G. Ballard, for example, or Anthony Burgess — D.G. Compton’s speculative fiction is just as attuned to the relation between technology and death.”

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The Great Sci-Fi Reality TV Novel Was Published in 1974

Though his work is not as widely known as some of his contemporaries — J.G. Ballard, for example, or Anthony Burgess  — D.G. Compton’s speculative fiction is just as attuned to the relation between technology and death. 2,224 more words

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A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess

I had been dying to read this book when I realised it was a classic that I hadn’t picked up. I thought to myself that it was only 150 pages in length and I would have it done in no time, I was definitely wrong. 516 more words

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“It is as inhuman to be totally good as it is to be totally evil.”

Clockwork Orange

Author: Anthony Burgess

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Pages: 192

Genre: Satire/Dystopian

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Clockwork Orange brings us to 1963… 605 more words

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Some Thoughts on 1985

I’m resisting the temptation to comment on the Orlando shooting. The information is out there. You get it or you don’t. As with many signs and wonders of our age, the left seems more or less hellbent on not getting it. 1,165 more words

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A Clockwork Orange - Review

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Coming fresh off 2001: A Space Odyssey, he followed it up with his coldest film to date. Adapting Anthony Burgess’s equally controversial novel of the same name, Kubrick formed a product that is still just as controversial today as it was back in its day. 964 more words

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Daily Reads #82

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So my daily reads post is a little later than usual this week and I have a good explanation. Apart from Monday being a bank holiday here in the UK and having to work I also went to see Busted on Monday evening with my friends. 302 more words

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