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Advantages: Learning nadsat, making use of the grey matter!
Disadvantages: Disturbing violence

I own the 1972 Penguin Books edition with the distinctive cover designed by David Pelham. As I'm on holiday I thought it would be nice to reread this classic by Anthony Burgess. ANTHONY BURGESS Born John Anthony Burgess Wilson in 1917. Amazingly eno ...

chocoholic 12.04.2004 ∑ Read full review
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Sex, Drugs and....Beethoven???

Advantages: Makes you think
Disadvantages: Not the nicest subject matters ever

I canít remember why I brought this book, I just remember my 13 year old self dragging my mother round Waterstones in South Kensington, telling her we werenít leaving the shop until we found it. Then 3 pages into it on the tube, wondering what on earth I ...

emmaewok 28.02.2005 ∑ Read full review
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Can you pony this..?

Advantages: A marvellous language and a wonderful concept...
Disadvantages: Not for the faint-hearted...

...Hello my Ciaoing droogs, I want to govoreet to you about Nadsat, so pour yourselves a long cold peet of breakfast moloko or a steaming chasha of chai to go with your eggiwegs and soldiers and Iíll begin. Do you think Kirsty1 has gone a bit bezoomny? ...

Kirsty1 07.11.2002 ∑ Read full review
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What's it going to be then, eh...

Advantages: Innovative and thought-provoking.
Disadvantages: Ultraviolent. Language may prove inaccessible.

I know this review has been done before, but I thought I might as well give my opinion on the book that I pinched my Ciao username from* - not because I identified with the ultraviolent ways of the main character, you understand, but rather because I thou ...

Alex6655321 20.05.2003 ∑ Read full review
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Kupet this book or receive a tolchock.

Advantages: Everything
Disadvantages: Slang will make many put this book down immediately.

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess is probably my favorite novel of all time, yet I rarely find myself recommending this book to my friends. With other favorite books of mine, like Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five and King's Misery, I found myself recomm ...

cobadee 21.10.2007 ∑ Read full review
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