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Clockwork Orange (Popular Penguin)

Clockwork Orange (Popular Penguin)

Author: Anthony Burgess
Series: Popular Penguins
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Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orangeis the shocking seminal novel that spawned one of the most notorious films ever made. Fifteen-year-old Alex and his thrill-seeking gang regularly indulge in ultra-violence, rape and drugs, but when he is caught and brainwashed by a government psychologist Alex finds his new law-abiding life unbearable. Set in a terrifying dystopian future, A Clockwork Orangeis a disturbing exploration of morality and free will.

Author description
Anthony Burgess was born in Manchester in 1917. From 1954 to 1960 he was stationed in Malaysia as an education officer - during this time he started writing The Malayan Trilogy. Diagnosed with an unoperable brain tumour in 1959, Burgess became a full-time writer and went on to write a book a year up until his death in 1993. His many works include: THE COMPLETE ENDERBY, TREMOR OF INTENT and THE KINGDOM OF THE WICKED.
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General Fields

  • : 9780141037226
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : October 2007
  • : 181mm X 111mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 151
  • : Modern fiction
  • : Anthony Burgess
  • : Paperback
  • : export ed
  • : en