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By Anthony Burgess

Inventive, chilling and darkly comedian, 1985 combines a devastating critique of Orwell's 1984 with a terrifying imaginative and prescient of the long run. As memorable as A Clockwork Orange, it's as strong and unsettling as something Burgess has written. First released in 1978, its suggestions and ideas nonetheless carry especially true this day.

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They couldn't escape. He had them skewered on both His horns. If they managed to wriggle off the horn of total war, they would find themselves impaled on starvation. And if they were starving, they would be tempted to resort to war. And just in case they should try to find a peaceful and rational way out of their dilemma, He had another subtler horn of self-destruction all ready for them. From the very beginning of the industrial revolution He foresaw that men would be made so over-weeningly bumptious by the miracles of their own technology that they would soon lose all sense of reality.

Oh, Chief," the plump girl protests. " His tone carries immediate conviction; they dig with such fervor that in less than a minute Dr. Poole is out of his grave and standing rather unsteadily, at the foot of the mausoleum. "Thank you," he manages to say; then his knees give way and he collapses. There is a chorus of contemptuously good-humored laughter. The Chief leans from his marble perch. " He hands the girl a bottle. "Make him drink some of this," he orders. "He's got to be able to walk.

Then you know better than Luther, you know better than the whole Christian Church. Are you aware, sir, that from the second century onward no orthodox Christian believed that a man could be possessed by God? He could only be possessed by the Devil. And why did people believe that? Because the facts made it impossible for them to believe otherwise. " "I protest," cries Dr. Poole. "As a man of science. " "As a man of science you're bound to accept the working hypothesis that explains the facts most plausibly.

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