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    DescriptionA 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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    A Clockwork Orange
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Anthony Burgess
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 142 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    ISBN 13: 9780393312836
    ISBN 10: 0393312836

    BIC E4L: GEN
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    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
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    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11000
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    B&T Approval Code: A25403252
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    B&T Approval Code: P25101601
    LC classification: PR6052.U63
    BISAC V2.8: FIC028000, FIC019000
    LC classification: PR6052.U638 C5 1995
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    BIC E4L: GNR
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    WW Norton & Co
    Imprint name
    WW Norton & Co
    Publication date
    24 October 2001
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    A terrifying and marvelous book. --Roald Dahl"
    Review text
    Foremost in the genre, this novel uses difficult and disorientating language - Burgess's own invented teenage argot of Nadsat - to relate a story of extreme violence and moral anarchy. Four thugs run riot, until their leader, Alex, is caught, jailed and an attempt made to reform him by methods as depraved as his own. A brilliant and terrifying examination of the nature of good and evil. This was made into a controversial film by Stanley Kubrick in 1971. (Kirkus UK)