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Book cover of A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess

The violent scenes of Stanley Kubrick’s film rapidly attracted controversy, with headlines ‘Coming Shortly, a Film for None of the Family’, ‘What Good Can This Film Possibly Do?’, and ‘Garbage Disguised as Art is Still Garbage’. There were claims that the film was responsible for a number of ‘copycat’ crimes including home invasions, rapes, street beatings and murder. Headlines such as ‘Hunt for Clockwork Orange Sex Gang’ began to appear in the press during the 1970s.

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