This book was a challenge to read due to the nosdat language used throughout.
As an unintended consequence, the soundtrack to one of the films, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, renders Alex unable to listen to his beloved classical music.
Yes, a good book, even though not one that will be liked or appreciated by all.
The value of this product is twofold: not only is it a magnificent book, it is also the best edition of it, as it contains an extremely rich paratext, including essays, reviews,... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Susana Gutt
In this book about an out-of-control near-future, young Alex is a cynical and violent young man, living in England. Read morePublished on August 24, 2012 by Kurt A. Johnson
"The important thing is moral choice. Evil has to exist along with good, in order that moral choice may operate. Life is sustained by the grinding opposition of moral entities". Read morePublished on August 20, 2012 by Andreea C.
Favorite book of all time. It's so dark and morbid yet so light and human. It is the perfect metaphor for life, humanity, civilization, love and just about everything else you can... Read morePublished on February 26, 2012 by Greyhound
This review is from: A Clockwork Orange (Norton Critical Editions) (Paperback)
This novel is as relevant today as it was when it was first written. Read more
Many who are familiar with the movie are probably not as familiar with the fact that the movie version was not exactly accurate - specifically in the ending. Read morePublished on November 18, 2011 by Carol Ann Brannigan
I own a few copies of this text, but for class was required to purchase this edition. I <3 Norton anyway (if only they would get on the Kindle), and this is no exception. Read morePublished on September 24, 2011 by Smokiechick