A clockwork orange

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A vicious fifteen-year-old droog is the central character of this 1963 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. A Clockwork Orange 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."

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9780393312836
9780393024395
9780393343045
9781568495118
9780808581949
9781428195219
9781405694100
9780393002249
9780061450877
9780393305531
9780062314260
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Last Grouping Update 2019-06-14 22:47:40PM
Last Indexed 2019-06-15 00:01:17AM

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display_description Told through a central character, Alex, the disturbing novel creates an alarming futuristic vision of violence, high technology, and authoritarianism. A modern classic of youthful violence and social redemption set in a dismal dystopia whereby a juvenile delinquent undergoes state-sponsored psychological rehabilitation for his aberrant behavior. Includes the controversial final chapter deleted from the first American edition and Burgess's introduction "A Clockwork Orange Resucked."
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Criminals -- Fiction, Dystopian fiction, England -- Fiction, Satire, Teenage boys -- England -- Fiction, Teenage boys -- Fiction, Teenagers -- Fiction
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