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100 Greatest Novels: A Clockwork Orange

Number sixty-five of the 100 greatest novels has been my favorite book since high school. Recommended to me by the school librarian, I couldn’t even start to guess how many times I’ve read it since then. 877 more words


Laranja Mecânica - Anthony Burgess

O que mais me chocou durante a leitura de Laranja Mecânica foi o fato de que o que está naquelas páginas é o que nossa realidade está se tornando. 471 more words


Top 5 Books with Dark/Creepy Plots (Friday the 13th)

In honour of Friday the 13th, I decided to discuss my top 5 books with dark and creepy plots! Let’s jump right to it!

House of Leaves by Mark Z. 1,464 more words


Reading Room Review: A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

First published in 1962, A Clockwork Orange, like Dracula, is a novel that most people know of without necessarily having read it. Alex, the stylish dressed adolescent thug with a taste for ultraviolence has become an iconic figure, in part due to Stanley Kubrick’s hugely controversial – including with the author – movie adaption staring Malcolm McDowell. 458 more words

Book Review

The Doctor Is Sick

I went searching for Anthony Burgess’s classic A Clockwork Orange a few weeks back, only to find it missing from the shelves of Bellevue’s Public Library. 965 more words

Anthony Burgess

A Clockwork Orange, A Sequel

As one of the novels (and novellas) from the many reading lists I read my way through during my first year at university, Anthony Burgess’  755 more words

English Literature

A Clockwork Orange

If I had not read A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess along with Danielle, I doubt I would have managed to finish it. It’s a book that is generally ranked among the classics and I have been wanting to read it for ages. 809 more words