By Anthony Burgess
An excellent examining from the radical via one of many wittiest commentators and literary figures of this century. "Antony Burgess reads chapters of his novel A Clockwork Orange" with hair-raising force and effort. even though it is a delusion set in an Orwellian destiny, this is often something yet a bedtime story."-- "New York occasions"
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He'd taken a big snotty tashtook from his pocket and was mopping the red flow puzzled, keeping on looking at it frowning as if he thought that blood was for other vecks and not for him. It was like he was singing blood to make up for his vulgarity when that devotchka was singing music. But that devotchka was smecking away ha ha ha now with her droogs at the bar, her red rot working and her zoobies ashine, not having no- ticed Dim's filthy vulgarity. It was me really Dim had done wrong to. " Georgie said, in a sharp way that made me look: "All right.
I blush to look at this word. " "Now," said Georgie, "here is what I should call real dirt. ' "Oh," said poor old Dim, smotting over Pete's shoulder and going too far, like he always did, "it says here what he done to her, and there's a picture and all. " "An old man of your age, brother," I said, and I started to rip up the book I'd got, and the others did the same with the ones they had. Dim and Pete doing a tug-of-war with 'The Rhombohedral System'. The starry prof type began to creech: "But those are not mine, those are the property of the mu- nicipality, this is sheer wantonness and vandal work," or some such slovos.
It was Dim who said now: "Right, right. Doobidoob. A bit tired, maybe, everybody is. " I was surprised and just that malenky bit poogly to sloosh Dim govoreeting that wise. Dim said: "Bedways is rightways now, so best we go homeways. " I was very surprised. The other two nodded, going right right right. I said: "You understand about that tolchock on the rot, Dim. It was the music, see. I get all bezoomny when any veck interferes with a ptitsa singing, as it might be. " "Best we go off homeways and get a bit of spatchka," said Dim.
A Clockwork Orange (UK edition) by Anthony Burgess