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a clockwork orange

Ballard and Abba… at last

Do you like Abba? We all have a special place in our hearts for at least one Abba song. Even if once upon a time they were the devil’s music. I was listening to their greatest hits CD a few years ago and it occurred to me that their music reminded me of JG Ballard’s...
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Adaption

A Transmedia Adaption – A Clockwork Orange

When a screenwriter adapts a novel for the screen they invariably cut large quantities of the author’s material as it does not contribute to what the screenwriter has identified as the main narrative drive. They have 90 to 120 pages to tell a story that may have been written using hundreds more pages.   Adaption...
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