15-year-old Alex and his three friends start an evening's mayhem by hitting an old man, tearing up his books and stripping him of money and clothes. Because of his delinquent excesses, Alex is jailed and made subject to a chilling experiment in reclamation treatment.
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A gruesomely witty cautionary tale (Time)
Every generation should discover this book (Time Out)
Not only about man's violent nature and his capacity to choose between good and evil. It is about the excitements and intoxicating effects of language (Daily Telegraph)
I do not know of any other writer who has done as much with language...a very funny book (William S. Burroughs)
One of the cleverest and most original writers of his generation (The Times)
This classic of post-industrial alienation shocks us into a thoughtful exploration of the meaning of free will and the conflict between good and evil.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140188827
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Book Description Penguin Classic, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140188827