A Clockwork Orange


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Author(s): Burgess, Anthony

In this nightmare vision of a not-too-distant future, fifteen-year-old Alex and his three friends rob, rape, torture and murder - for fun. Alex is jailed for his vicious crimes and the State undertakes to reform him - but how and at what cost?

About the author:

Anthony Burgess was born in Manchester in 1917. He served in the army from 1940 to 1954 before becoming a colonial education officer. It was while he held this post that doctors told him he would die, and he decided to try to live by writing.

He achieved a worldwide reputation as one of the leading novelists of his day, and one of the most versitile. His writings include criticism, scripts and translations, and a Broadway musical, and he composed three symphonies which have been publicly performed in the USA. His books have been published all over the world and include A Clockwork Orange, The Clockwork Testament, Inside Mr Enderby, Enderby's Dark Lady, Earthly Powers, Abba Abba and The End of the World News.

Anthony Burgess died in 1993.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780141182605

Audience: General/trade

Language: English

Number of Pages: 176

Publication Date: 20000701

Publisher: Penguin UK

Product Form: Paperback / softback

Dimensions (LxWxH): 198 mm130 mm11 mm 

Weight: 134 gr

 

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