The End of the World News by Anthony Burgess
The dying Freud hustled out of Vienna into exile
A Broadway musical on the subject of Trotsky in New York
The last throes of the planet Earth in AD 2000
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The End of the World News
Psychoanalysis, international socialism and The End - three themes, three stories - outrageously counterpointed into trinity, in a novel stuffed with verbal pyrotechnics, amazing sleights of fantasy, and tantalizing jokes, and which is crowned by a brilliant, unexpected, out-of-this-world finale - all written by one novelist at the height of his powers.