A Clockwork Orange
A brilliant reading from the novel by one of the wittiest commentators and literary figures of this century. "Antony Burgess reads chapters of his novel A Clockwork Orange" with hair-raising drive and energy. Although it is a fantasy set in an Orwellian future, this is anything but a bedtime story."-- "New York Times"
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jimrgill - LibraryThing
Whether or not you consider this a nihilist novel all depends on whether you read the final (21st) chapter, which was omitted from the novel’s American edition when it was originally published. Then ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - soniaandree - LibraryThing
It is a very puzzling and interesting dystopian novel: the main character, Alex, leads a life of violence with his 'droogs' (i.e. fellow teenager friends) and is finally caught. He uses a special ... Read full review