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Title:

Clockwork Orange, A
 

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Genres:

Science Fiction
Avante Garde & Surreal

Reviews:

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Anthony Burgess - Clockwork Orange, A - 10 PolarisDiB
Anthony Burgess - Clockwork Orange, A - 10 estefan
Anthony Burgess - A Clockwork Orange - 10 mrdude


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Average Enjoyability:
8.5
8 votes
Average Rereadability:
5.25
8 votes
Average Complexity:
6.29
7 votes
Average Character Development:
9
5 votes


Editions:

# Date Publisher Binding Cover
1 1962-00-00 William Heinemann  

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Blurb: 
A vicious fifteen-year-old "droog" is the central character of this 1963 classic, whose stark terror was captured in Stanley Kubrick"s magnificent film of the same title. In Anthony Burgess"s nightmare vision of the future, where 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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