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Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange has become a cult classic among fans of dystopian fiction. The 1962 novel, which utilizes extreme violence as a method of questioning free will, received mixed reviews upon publication, with some critics praising the book and others condemning it. This informative volume explores the life and work of Anthony Burgess, focusing on themes of human nature, violence, and freedom of choice through the lens of A Clockwork Orange. Contemporary issues including gang violence and violence against women are also discussed.