A Clockwork Orange

Author(s): Anthony Burgess

Classics

In this nightmare vision of a not-too-distant future, fifteen-year-old Alex and his three friends rob, rape, torture and murder - for fun. Alex is jailed for his vicious crimes and the State undertakes to reform him - but how and at what cost?


Product Information

Anthony Burgess was born in Manchester in 1917. From 1954 to 1960 he was stationed in Malaysia as an education officer - during this time he started writing The Malayan Trilogy. Diagnosed with an unoperable brain tumour in 1959, Burgess became a full-time writer and went on to write a book a year up until his death in 1993. His many works include: The Complete Enderby, Tremor of Intent, The Kingdom of the Wicked and A Clockwork Orange.

General Fields

  • : 9780141182605
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Classics
  • : October 1999
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 10mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Anthony Burgess
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 823.914
  • : 176
  • : Modern fiction