A Clockwork Orange
Great Music, it said, and Great Poetry would like quieten Modern Youth down and make Modern Youth more Civilized. Civilized my syphilised yarbles.A vicious fifteen-year-old droog is the central character of this 1963 classic. In Anthony Burgess's nightmare vision of the future, where the 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. A Clockwork Orange is a frightening fable about good and evil, and the meaning of human freedom. When the state undertakes to reform Alex to "redeem" him, the novel asks, "At what cost?" This edition includes the controversial last chapter not published in the first edition and Burgess's introduction "A Clockwork Orange Resucked."
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difficult readUser Review - valarieanne68 - Overstock.com
I thought it was a difficult read but it was a very good buy and I would recommend this book to others Read full review
Review: A Clockwork OrangeUser Review - Elizabeth - Goodreads
I really enjoyed the language element of it...but I am still unsure of the final 21st chapter. It seems naive and too hopeful. Rather, it also seems dismissive of evil and the power that it can hold ... Read full review