Tags : Anthony Burgess

The Five Best Colourful Books

1. The Color Purple // Alice Walker Alice Walker’s most famous novel focuses on the lives of black women in the 1930s American South. Raped and abused by her father, Celie is set on a new path of life when she is married off to an older man in the place of her sister, but […]Read More

My Life In Books: Heather Moss

This week, have a look at the books that take the top 5 places on the list of Heather’s favourites. Harry Potter // J.K. Rowling Chronologically, unless we count Big Red Ball, this captivating and, well, magical series of books is the forerunner of my list. Honestly, I think that if I was ranking them by […]Read More

Revisiting Literary Characters: Alex (A Clockwork Orange)

A Clockwork Orange: a story about rape, youth and ‘ultra-violence’. While for many of us the phrases ‘youth’ and ‘violence’ are two very unrelated issues, for the book’s protagonist, Alex, these are two sides of the same coin. Alex is an embodiment of the turbulence of youth; his violence being a hyperbolic metaphorical of the […]Read More