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A clockwork orange

Author: Anthony Burgess
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2005.
Series: Norton paperback fiction.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A vicious fifteen-year-old droog is the central character of this [book]. In [the author'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 ... renders his and his friends' social pathology. [This] is a frightening fable about good and evil, and the meaning of human freedom. And when the state  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Burgess
OCLC Number: 57570075
Notes: Originally published: New York : Norton, ©1986.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Norton paperback fiction.
Responsibility: Anthony Burgess.

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A vicious fifteen-year-old droog is the central character of this [book]. In [the author'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 ... renders his and his friends' social pathology. [This] 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?"--Back cover.

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