Anthony Burgess is an English novelist, was born in the city of Manchester, and lived there under the name John Anthony Burgess Wilson.
In 1940 he graduated from the University of Manchester. He taught at school in England and in East Asia, and also was fond of music.
The novels of Anthony Burgess are characterized by surreal imagination and black humor. Burgess is recognized as one of the most gifted stylists and experimenters in English prose. The most famous work in the biography of Anthony Burgess is the “Clockwork Orange”, written in imaginary teenage slang. The action of the work unfolds in a classless fairy-tale society, where intelligent young bandits assert their individuality by deliberate choice and the creation of evil.
Other famous works of Anthony Burgess include novels “Mr. Energy from within”, “MF” , “The Napoleonic Symphony,” “The Power of the Earth,” “The Devil’s Mode,” the posthumously published work Dead Man in Depford, Byrne, and James Joyce’s well-known study of Joyce.