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Book Review: A Clockwork Orange: Anthony Burgess

“But what I do I do because I like to do.” 

A Clockwork Orange. Where do I start? Set in a dystopian future, meet Alex, a psychopathic teenager with a penchant for Beethoven, sex and all things naughty. 421 more words

Anthony Burgess - A Clockwork Orange,1962

Chapter 6.

As I stepped back from the kick I must have like trod on the tail of one of these dratsing creeching pusspots, because I slooshied a gromky yauuuuuuuuw and found that like fur and teeth and claws had like fastened themselves round my leg, and there I was cursing away and trying to shake it off holding this silver malenky statue in one rooker and trying to climb over this old ptitsa on the floor to reach lovely Ludwig van in frowning like stone. 538 more words

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Review #48: A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

This book, is one of the many books on my to-read list that I posted in my recommendations page. My mother, coincidentally gave me a copy of this book that she read at school. 872 more words

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July TBR

This months TBR list consists of five books, three of which are a part of E.L. James’ Fifty Shades series, and the other two are my remaining  547 more words


"A Clockwork Orange" - an analysis of the politicians' and the media's role in the book

WARNING: this paper contains major spoilers for the book (and partially the movie) “A Clockwork Orange”. It contains very disturbing themes and contents.

In this paper I will examine how the media is referenced and how Alex uses it, as well as how politicians use Alex and the media. 1,738 more words


Watching "A Clockwork Orange" in a movie theater.

“A Clockwork Orange” is my favorite flick. I had never seen it on the big screen until last night, when I went downtown to an indie grindhouse to catch a rare screening of the controversial film. 674 more words


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Top 5 Books I Will Never Read

Now these aren’t necessarily books I have hated, they are mostly ones that I have tried to read and they have failed to capture my interest for some reason –  or in No. 128 more words