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A clockwork orange

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9780393312836
9780393341768
9780061450877
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Novelist Primary ISBN9780061170621

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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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subject_facetCriminals -- Fiction
Juvenile delinquents -- Fiction
Science fiction
Teenage boys -- Fiction
title_displayA clockwork orange
title_fullA Clockwork Orange
A clockwork orange / Anthony Burgess
title_shortA clockwork orange
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Criminals
Fiction
Juvenile delinquents
Science Fiction
Teenage boys