Burgess, Anthony A Clockwork Orange

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A Clockwork Orange

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9780140152173: A Clockwork Orange

An alarming vision of violence, high technology, and authoritarianism, which appeared in a film version directed by Stanley Kubrick in 1971. By the author of "Time for a Tiger" and "The Enemy in the Blanket".

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"A terrifying and marvellous book." (Roald Dahl)

"A brilliant novel . . . a tour-de-force in nastiness, an inventive primer in total violence, a savage satire on the distortions of the single and collective minds." (The New York Times)

"I do not know of any other writer who has done as much with language as Mr Burgess has done here - the fact that this is also a very funny book may pass unnoticed." ( William Burroughs)

"Burgess’s dystopian fantasy still fascinates as it clocks up 50 years" ( The Times)

"The 50th anniversary of Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange is celebrated this weekend with the publication of a handsome new hardback edition (the edges of its paper are orange!) by Random House (£20). It is compiled and edited by Andrew Biswell – Burgess's biographer – and has a foreword by Martin Amis, as well as unpublished material including a 1972 interview with Burgess, the prologue to his 1986 A Clockwork Orange: A Play With Music, and his annotated 1961 typescript of the novel, complete with his doodles in the margins. His picture of an orange with a spring poking out of it is particularly special" ( Independent)

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A new critical edition to celebrate the 50th anniversary of A Clockwork Orange - one of the most influential books of the twentieth century

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