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Limited edition slipcased hardcover of A Clockwork Orange produced by Folio Society. Very fine condition, no visible wear or scuffs, shipping now!
Goodness is something chosen. When a man cannot choose he ceases to be a man.
So says the prison chaplain, perhaps the only voice of reason in Anthony Burgess’ most celebrated work. Both a horrific satire of youth culture and an ingenious examination of social justice and government control, A Clockwork Orange has left an indelible, boot-shaped mark on the popular and literary culture of the late 20th century. Stanley Kubrick’ notorious 1971 film — with its iconic imagery and enduring controversies — has overshadowed a work whose philosophical paradoxes and astonishing linguistic invention are some of literature’ most inspired.
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