The fully restored fiftieth anniversary edition foreward by Martin Amis first published by William Heinemann in 1962, A Clockwork Orange is widely acknowledged as one of the most influential books of the twentieth century. This special edition, compiled and edited by Andrew Biswell, Burgess' biographer, restores the text of the novel as Burgess originally wrote it, and includes a selection of interviews, articles, reviews and other previously unpublished material.
Restores the text of the novel as the author wrote it, and includes a selection of interviews, articles, reviews and other previously unpublished material. There is also an innovative iPad edition of the book containing a wealth of recordings, interviews and archive material.
Publication date: 06/09/2012
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd an imprint of Cornerstone
Publication date: 07/04/2011
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
|Publication date:||6th September 2012|
|Publisher:||William Heinemann Ltd an imprint of Cornerstone|
|Categories:||Classic fiction (pre c 1945),|
Anthony Burgess was born in Manchester in 1917. He studied English at Manchester University and joined the army in 1940 where he spent six years in the Education Corps. After demobilization, he worked first as a college lecturer in Speech and Drama and then as a grammar-school master before becoming an education officer in the Colonial Service, stationed in Malay and Borneo. In 1959 Burgess was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour and decided to become a full-time writer. Despite being given less than a year to live, Burgess went on to write at least a book a year - including A Clockwork ...More About Anthony Burgess