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A Clockwork Orange

by Anthony Burgess

Paperback, 192 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $13.95 |


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Burgess created his own youth slang for this acid satire of contemporary culture which follows young Alex as he makes his merry way through a dystopia of drugs, sex and ruthless violence, only to be chosen for a psychological experiment meant to mend his ways.