Definition of term:: Burgess 99

  • A personal selection of ninety-nine English language novels published between 1939 and 1983, chosen with commentary by author Anthony Burgess and originally published as a book in 1984. An interesting and prolific author, Burgess is best known for A Clockwork Orange, about which he once wryly observed with studied disinterest: "It seems likely to survive, while other works of mine that I value more bite the dust."
French: Burgess 99
Source: What bookdealers really mean. A dictionary by Tom Congalton and Dan Gregory (Between the Covers), with additions from other sources