One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

One flew over the cuckoos nest by ken kesey
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey
Pitching an extraordinary battle between cruel authority and a rebellious free spirit, Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a novel that epitomises the spirit of the sixties. This Penguin Classics edition includes a preface, never-before published illustrations by the author, and an introduction by Robert Faggen.اضافة اعلان

Tyrannical Nurse Ratched rules her ward in an Oregon State mental hospital with a strict and unbending routine, unopposed by her patients, who remain cowed by mind-numbing medication and the threat of electroshock therapy. But her regime is disrupted by the arrival of McMurphy — the swaggering, fun-loving trickster with a devilish grin who resolves to oppose her rules on behalf of his fellow inmates.

His struggle is seen through the eyes of Chief Bromden, a seemingly mute half-Indian patient who understands McMurphy's heroic attempt to do battle with the powers that keep them imprisoned. The cold war between McMurphy and Nurse Ratched continues to escalate –—with McMurphy taking his fellow inmates on a deep-sea fishing trip and hosting a late-night, alcohol-fuelled, prostitute-attended party — until it culminates in the final tragedy.

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