Centenary of the birth of Anthony Burgess SI

Centenary of the birth of Anthony Burgess

British writer, musician and linguist Anthony Burgess (1917–1993) is best known as the author of The Clockwork Orange (1962), a science-fiction novel about youth violence set in a corrupt and cynical society of the future. It was brought to the big screen in 1971 by Stanley Kubrick. Anthony Burgess is one of the co-founders of the Princess Grace Irish Library, opened in Monaco in 1984. 

Technical Details

Issue Date: 03.03.2017
Designer: Caroline LANGDON BANKS
Illustrator: Engraving: Elsa CATELIN
Process: Offset and steel engraving
Size: 40 x 31,77 mm horizontal
Values: €1.30