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A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
A Clockwork Orange
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ISBN: 9780140152173 (0140152172)
Edition language: English
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"So it goes."
"So it goes." rated it
3.5 A Clockwork Orange -- wow.
I'm now going to allow myself to see this film, now that I've read the entire book, including the redemption/change final chapter that was so gallingly removed from the US versions for so long. I've never seen Kubrick's film because I knew I wanted to read the book first. This is marked as "dystopia...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
3.0 Words fail me
Alright, there is a lot going on in this little piece of poison dripping, mind-fuck of a story, and I don't know that I'm up to the task. First of all, because it's the immediate, I call bullshit on that end (I'm talking of the 21th chapter that was cut-out of the USA version; if you've not read i...
What I am reading
What I am reading rated it
5.0 Still horrorshow
It must have been more than ten years since I first read A Clockwork Orange and I still remember what a struggle I had with this one! Thanks to all the nadsat expressions I didn’t pony cul as our little droog Alex would say. I have to admit that now, after having learned Russian (at least to a certa...
Carpe Librum
Carpe Librum rated it
4.0 A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
This is a book that is easy to read and discount for its violent content, but if one is willing to look deeper there are important themes that we can learn from, as exist in all great dystopian novels."Does God want goodness or the choice of goodness?"That is the central question asked in A Clockwor...
zaczytany rated it
4.5 "Mechaniczna pomarańcza" Anthony Burgess
Jest to jedna z książek, które patrzą na mnie z pudła wyprzedażowego i nie pozwalają pójść dalej. Musiałem wrócić i ją przygarnąć, nie było wyjścia. A tak serio, który bibliofil oparłby się pokusie przeczytania pierwowzoru jednego z najgłośniejszych filmów Kubricka? No właśnie. Takim propozycjom po ...
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