A Clockwork Orange app
A Clockwork Orange for iPad is the definitive and fully interactive edition of one of the most influential books of the twentieth century.
First published by William Heinemann in 1962 and now celebrating its fiftieth birthday, A Clockwork Orange is Anthony Burgess's most famous novel, and a work that forever changed our literary, musical and visual culture. Its linguistic verve, violent content and the moral questions it raises are as relevant now as they ever were. This new edition offers a unique reading experience, presenting the text of the novel as Anthony Burgess originally wrote it alongside a spectacular array of additional material.
Explore the world of the book in a unique way, with an easy-to-use interface, cog-mechanism menus and a fully tagged network of texts, video and audio – also arranged into key topics.
Read the restored edition of the text, freshly edited and introduced by Andrew Biswell, Anthony Burgess's biographer, with a new foreword by Martin Amis, and a prologue and epilogue by Anthony Burgess.
Examine the previously unpublished full original 1961 typescript, replete with annotations, illustrations and musical scores, and delve into the world of A Clockwork Orange with extensive notes and a comprehensive Nadsat glossary.
Discover the inspiration and evolution of A Clockwork Orange, with exclusive material taken from the International Anthony Burgess Foundation and the Random House archives, helping to trace the novel's development from manuscript to masterpiece.
Listen to audio clips of the author discussing his work and reading from the text, and enjoy a complete reading by Tom Hollander synchronised to the text.
Watch leading Anthony Burgess scholars and famous fans discuss A Clockwork Orange in a series of specially commissioned videos.
Learn everything there is to know about this seminal text, with interviews, articles and essays and other previously unpublished material in which the author and experts describe the origins and evolution of A Clockwork Orange. Pore over a wealth of in-depth commentary and analysis as you read - with commentary on every aspect of the book, from the famous final chapter to Stanley Kubrick's controversial film.
A treat for adventurous readers, it will require small effort to reap enormous enjoyment. As Alex himself might put it, ‘It will make you smeck like bezoomny and bring tears to your glazzies. It's real horrorshow.’
‘Burgess's dystopian fantasy still fascinates as it clocks up 50 years.’
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