Anthony Burgess


Born
in Harpurhey, England, The United Kingdom
February 25, 1917

Died
November 22, 1993

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Anthony Burgess was a British novelist, critic and composer. He was also a librettist, poet, playwright, screenwriter, essayist, travel writer, broadcaster, translator, linguist and educationalist. Born in Manchester, he lived for long periods in Southeast Asia, the USA and Mediterranean Europe as well as in England. His fiction includes the Malayan trilogy (The Long Day Wanes) on the dying days of Britain's empire in the East; the Enderby quartet of novels about a poet and his muse; Nothing Like the Sun, a recreation of Shakespeare's love-life; A Clockwork Orange, an exploration of the nature of evil; and Earthly Powers, a panoramic saga of the 20th cent
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A Clockwork Orange

3.99 avg rating — 627,514 ratings — published 1962 — 413 editions
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The Wanting Seed

3.71 avg rating — 6,040 ratings — published 1962 — 31 editions
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Earthly Powers

4.15 avg rating — 2,819 ratings — published 1980 — 39 editions
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One Hand Clapping

3.83 avg rating — 1,416 ratings — published 1961 — 20 editions
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A Dead Man in Deptford

3.82 avg rating — 1,289 ratings — published 1993 — 28 editions
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The Doctor is Sick

3.60 avg rating — 1,224 ratings — published 1960 — 24 editions
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1985

3.49 avg rating — 1,129 ratings — published 1978 — 23 editions
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The End of the World News

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The Long Day Wanes: A Malay...

4.01 avg rating — 755 ratings — published 1964 — 15 editions
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Nothing Like the Sun

3.79 avg rating — 1,106 ratings — published 1964 — 27 editions
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“Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.”
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“Every grain of experience is food for the greedy growing soul of the artist.”
Anthony Burgess

“Is it better for a man to have chosen evil than to have good imposed upon him?”
Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange

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