Adam

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ISBN: 9780393315080
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - December 17th, 1996

Burgess' talent for rhythmic prose & the "novel of ideas" makes, here, for a farcical dystopian story with tremendous narrative momentum and dark humor, a book that will suggest associations with "Brave New World" and "Dr. Strangelove." On one hand it has the patina of "old Sci-Fi," on the other hand Burgess was well ahead of his time on topics such as carbon footprint mania.