"One of the most groundbreaking and influential novels of all timeand one of the best": First Edition of Anthony Burgess A Clockwork Orange; Signed by Him
A Clockwork Orange.
Item Number: 3139
London: Heinemann, 1962.
First edition. Octavo, original black boards, titles to spine in gilt. Fine in a near fine first issue price-clipped dust jacket and with the wide flaps showing light wear to the spine extremities. Signed by the author on the title page. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare signed.
A Clockwork Orange is a nightmare vision of the future told in its own fantastically inventive lexicon, it has since become a classic of modern literature. Roald Dahl hailed it "A terrifying and marvelous book." Basis for the film directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Malcolm MacDowell. "One of the most groundbreaking and influential novels of all timeand one of the best" (Irvine Welsh).