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The Doctor Is Sick
by Anthony Burgess
"Fine, sly, rich comedy." —New York Times Book ReviewDr. Edwin Spindrift, a very ordinary lecturer in linguistics, has been sent home from Burma with a brain tumor. Closer to words than people, his sense of reality is further altered by his condition. The night before he is to be operated on, Spindrift decides—shaven-headed...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Nothing Like the Sun: A Story of Shakespeare's Love-Life
by Anthony Burgess
"Wildly inventive" —Stephen Greenblatt, author of The SwerveA magnificent, bawdy telling of Shakespeare’s love life, following young Will’s maturation into sex and writing. A playful romp, it is at the same time a serious look at the forces that midwife art, the effects of time and place, and the ordinariness that is found side by...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction
The Black Prince: Adapted from an original script by Anthony Burgess
by Adam Roberts, Anthony Burgess
‘I’m working on a novel intended to express the feel of England in Edward III’s time ... The fourteenth century of my novel will be mainly evoked in terms of smell and visceral feelings, and it will carry an undertone of general disgust rather than hey-nonny nostalgia’ – Anthony Burgess, 1973  The Black Prince is a brutal...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction
The Wanting Seed (Norton Paperback Fiction)
by Anthony Burgess
Set in the near future, The Wanting Seed is a Malthusian comedy about the strange world overpopulation will produce.Tristram Foxe and his wife, Beatrice-Joanna, live in their skyscraper world where official family limitation glorifies homosexuality. Eventually, their world is transformed into a chaos of cannibalistic dining-clubs...
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Categories: All Science Fiction
Honey for the Bears
by Anthony Burgess
"There are so few genuinely entertaining novels around that we ought to cheer whenever one turns up. Continuous, fizzing energy…Honey for the Bears is a triumph." —Kingsley Amis, New York TimesA sharply written satire, Honey for the Bears sends an unassuming antiques dealer, Paul Hussey, to Russia to do one final deal on the black...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Humor
A Clockwork Orange (Restored Text)
by Anthony Burgess
A newly revised text for A Clockwork Orange’s 50th anniversary brings the work closest to its author’s intentions.A Clockwork Orange is as brilliant, transgressive, and influential as when it was published fifty years ago. A nightmare vision of the future told in its own fantastically inventive lexicon, it has since become a classic...
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Categories: All Science Fiction
Napoleon Symphony: A Novel in Four Movements
by Anthony Burgess
Anthony Burgess draws on his love of music and history in this novel he called “elephantine fun” to write.A grand and affectionate tragicomic symphony to Napoleon Bonaparte that teases and reweaves Napoleon’s life into a pattern borrowed—in liberty, equality, and fraternity—from Beethoven’s Third “Eroica” Symphony, in...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Tremor of Intent
by Anthony Burgess
A brilliantly funny spy novel, this morality tale of a Secret Service gone mad features sex, gluttony, violence, and treachery. From the author of the ground-breaking A Clockwork Orange.Denis Hillier is an aging British agent based in Yugoslavia. His old school friend Roper has defected to the USSR to become one of the evil empire's...
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Categories: Unknown
A Long Trip to Teatime (Dover Literature for Children)
by Anthony Burgess
Edmund Ironside, Edward the Confessor, Edward the Elder, Edward the Martyr . . .  Edgar wearies of an endless history lecture on England's Anglo-Saxon kings and longs for an escape from the classroom—which he finds with a sudden plunge through a tiny hole in his desk. Now Edgar is on the shores of Easter Island, listening to the...
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Categories: All Children's Lit; All Teen Lit
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