A Clockwork Orange

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A clockwork orange by Anthony Burgess


De hoofdpersoon is Axel, hij heeft met zijn "brothers" Georgie, Pete en Dim een straatbende. Ze vinden het leuk om mensen toe te beroven en mishandelen. Om niet in de moeilijkheden te komen gaan ze naar een bar en bieden ze verslaafde vrouwen drank aan in ruil voor een sluitend alibi.
Meestal loopt het op deze manier goed af, maar dat duurt niet lang, want na een onderlinge ruzie wordt Axel verraden door zijn eigen vrienden. Axel heeft net ingebroken en hij heeft de vrouw die daar woonde vermoord toen hij de politie hoorde komen. Hij wil snel naar buiten maar daar stond Dim hem op te wachten en nog voor hij het doorhad werd hij door hem neergeslagen.
Axel wordt dus opgepakt door de politie wordt veroordeeld voor 14 jaar cel. Hij belandt daar met nog 5 anderen in een veel te kleine cel. Daar wordt hij op de hoogte gesteld van een speciaal project. Met de zogenaamde Ludvicio techniek waarbij hij voortdurend aan geweld wordt blootgesteld en wordt verzwakt door speciale injecties kan hij zijn celstraf verkorten tot een aantal weken. Ondanks de zware periode doorstaat Axel het proces goed. En wordt dan ook al gauw weer vrijgelaten.
De bij-effecten waar hij nu echter last van heeft zijn heel bijzonder. Hij kan namelijk zichzelf niet meer overhalen tot wandaden, want zo gauw hij de neiging krijgt te gaan vechten of zich te misdragen wordt hij misselijk. Ook wordt hij misselijk van alle klassieke muziekstukken. Hier is hij namelijk tijdens zijn procedure tot vervelens toe aan blootgesteld.
Eenmaal buiten wil hij zijn ouders verrassen met zijn komst, die hebben echter al een nieuwe zoon geadopteerd, die Joe heet en willen niets met hem te maken hebben na alles wat hij gedaan heeft. Weer buitengezet gaat hij naar de bibliotheek, daar komt hij een oud slachtoffer van hem tegen, die hem probeert te vermoorden. Hij…...

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