Friday, September 10, 2010

Slooshy well, O' my brothers.

Audio books are kind of good sometimes. As background noise in a shop, an aural companion for a rainy day on the couch, or in a waiting room at the hospital while you wait for your ex-girlfriend to come out of having a cystectomy, they can all be enjoyable.

I've only got a couple – one being Bill Bryson's A Short History of Nearly Everything, narrated by the man himself, which I think should be required listening for every human being on the planet – and I just added another to my sparse library with Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange.

Worth mentioning, is that this audio book is the full version of ACO as Burgess intended it, with all 21 parts intact. Unlike the American version of the book which excluded the final chapter.

Anthony Burgess - A Clockwork Orange

1 comment:

Robert said...

What do you think of the final chapter? He seems to blame everything that happened in the novel on youth, which, on reflection, is quite understandable.