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Catholic Storytelling

Great Catholic narratives grapple with suffering and doubt—experiences that transcend the faith and appeal to readers and viewers of different beliefs

— The Atlantic

Philosophical Literature

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

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

Book Review

Review – JAM Comedy Club presents Comedy at the Ark, Northampton, 12th October 2016

A few weeks ago, a flyer popped into my letter box, advertising a comedy night at the Ark Restaurant, in Midsummer Meadow, Northampton. That’s only a short distance from us. 807 more words

Chris Sparkle

Book favourites 'A Clockwork Orange' | Harper Blogs

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.

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Anthony Burgess and Chapter 21

A Clockwork Orange is one of those movies that younger people watch when other people insist that they watch it. Usually, there is some sort of warning, such as ‘hey this movie is kinda…different’. 314 more words


I didn't think ...

​I didn’t think; I experimented. ~ Anthony Burgess


A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

Genre: Classic Dystopian Thriller

Rating: 📖📖📖📖📖

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