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An edition of A Clockwork Orange (1962)

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An edition of A Clockwork Orange (1962)

L'orange mécanique

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French
Pages
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A Clockwork Orange is a dystopian satirical black comedy novel by English writer Anthony Burgess, published in 1962. It is set in a near-future society that has a youth subculture of extreme violence. The teenage protagonist, Alex, narrates his violent exploits and his experiences with state authorities intent on reforming him. The book is partially written in a Russian-influenced argot called "Nadsat", which takes its name from the Russian suffix that is equivalent to '-teen' in English. According to Burgess, it was a jeu d'esprit written in just three weeks.

In 2005, A Clockwork Orange was included on Time magazine's list of the 100 best English-language novels written since 1923, and it was named by Modern Library and its readers as one of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. The original manuscript of the book has been kept at McMaster University's William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada since the institution purchased the documents in 1971. It is considered one of the most influential dystopian books.



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1986, W.W. Norton & Company
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A Clockwork Orange
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mass market paperback in English - Fifteenth printing
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A Clockwork Orange
1972-01, Ballantine Books
Mass Market Paperback in English - Seventh printing
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A Clockwork Orange
1972-01, Ballantine Books
mass market paperback in English - Seventh printing
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A Clockwork Orange
1972, Heinemann
Hardcover in English - Reprint
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A Clockwork Orange
1963, W. W. Norton
Paperback in English - [1st American ed.]
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A clockwork orange
1963, Norton
Hardcover in English

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Published in

Paris

Edition Notes

Glossaire.

Trad. de : "A clockwork orange."

Series
Pavillons poche
Copyright Date
2010
Translation Of
Clockwork Orange
Translated From
English

Classifications

Library of Congress
PR6003B955C6432010F

The Physical Object

Format
paperback
Pagination
315p.
Number of pages
316

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL37776850M
Internet Archive
lorangemecanique0000burg
ISBN 10
2221108493
ISBN 13
9782221108499
OCLC/WorldCat
690860063, 991077990
Goodreads
60854805

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