A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange

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A Clockwork Orange is as brilliant, transgressive, and influential as when it was published fifty years ago. A nightmare vision of the future told in its own fantastically inventive lexicon, it has since become a classic of modern literature and the basis for Stanley Kubrick's once-banned film, whose recent reissue has brought this revolutionary tale on modern civilization to an even wider audience. Andrew Biswell, PhD, director of the International Burgess Foundation, has taken a close look at the three varying published editions alongside the original typescript to recreate the novel as Anthony Burgess envisioned it. We publish this landmark edition with its original British cover and six of Burgess's own illustrations.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 137 x 206 x 28mm | 302g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Restored Text
  • 0393089134
  • 9780393089134
  • 162,688

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"A terrifying and marvelous book." -- Roald Dahl "One of the most groundbreaking and influential novels of all time-and one of the best." -- Irvine Welsh
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About Anthony Burgess

Anthony Burgess (1917-1993) is the author of many works, including The Wanting Seed, Nothing Like the Sun, and Re Joyce. A Clockwork Orange is one of the "100 best novels" of both Time magazine and Modern Library and is on David Bowie's Book List. Andrew Biswell, PhD, is the author of The Real Life of Anthony Burgess.
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