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Read online A Clockwork Orange.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC A Clockwork Orange A vicious fifteen year old droog is the central character of this 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 em A Clockwork Orange em is a frightening fable about good and evil and the meaning of human freedom And 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 by Anthony Burgess, Will Self

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A Clockwork Orange
Title:A Clockwork Orange
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ISBN:0141192364
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Number of Pages:165
Category:Science fiction, Dystopia, Classics, Literature, Fiction, Novels
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Dr Edwin Spindrift has been sent home from Burma with a brain tumor Closer to words than to people his sense of reality is further altered by his condition When he escapes from the hospital the night before his surgery things and people he hardly knew existed outside of his dictionaries swoop down on him as he careens through adventures in nighttime London, Anthony Burgess author of i A Clockwork Orange i is regarded as one of the most original and daring writers in the English language His work is illuminated by a dazzling imagination by a gift for character and plot by a talent for surprise br br In i Earthly Powers i Burgess created his masterpiece At its center are two twentieth century men who represent different kinds of power Kenneth Toomey eminent novelist a man who has outlived his contemporaries to survive into honored bitter luxurious old age as a celebrity of dubious notoriety and Don Carlo Campanati a man of God eventually beloved Pope who rises through the Vatican as a shrewd manipulator to become the architect of church revolution and a candidate for sainthood br br Through the lives of these two modern men Burgess explores the very essence of power As each pursues his career one to sainthood one to wealthy exile their relationship becomes the heart of a narrative that incorporates almost everyone of fame and distinction in the social literary and political life of America and Europe This astonishing company is joined together by the art of a great novelist into an explosive and entertaining tour de force that will captivate fans of sweeping historic fiction, A vicious fifteen year old droog is the central character of this classic whose stark terror was captured in Stanley Kubrick s magnificent film of the same title br br 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 i A Clockwork Orange i 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 br br This edition includes the controversial last chapter not published in the first edition and Burgess s introduction A Clockwork Orange Resucked, In characteristically daring style Anthony Burgess combines two responses to Orwell s in one book The first is a sharp analysis through dialogues parodies and essays Burgess sheds new light on what he called an apocalyptic codex of our worst fears creating a critique that is literature in its own right Part two is Burgess own dystopic vision written in He skewers both the present and the future describing a state where industrial disputes and social unrest compete with overwhelming surveillance security concerns and the dominance of technology to make life a thing to be suffered rather than lived Together these two works form a unique guide to one of the twentieth century s most talented imaginative and prescient writers Several decades later Burgess most singular work still stands