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Clockwork Orange : Play With Music - New (Modern Plays) by Anthony Burgess (Paperback)
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Anthony Burgess's stage play of his infamous cult novel and film of the same name.
Alex and his vicious teenage gang revel in horrific violence, mugging and gang ******. Alex also revels in the music of Beethoven. The Gang communicates in a language which is as complicated as their actions. When a drug-fuelled night of fun ends in murder, Alex is finally busted and banged up. He is given a choice - be brainwashed into good citizenship and set free, or face a lifetime inside.
Anthony Burgess's play with music, based on his own provocative 1962 novella of the same name, was first published in 1987. A Clockwork Orange was made into a film classic by Stanley Kubrick in 1971 and was dramatizes by the RSC in 1990.