"I have always had the strongest admiration for them as can write books"
F. Alexander, is the writer who's house Alex and his Droogs break into and attack; which leads to the gang raping his wife. After Alex's treatment and his assault by Dim and Billyboy, he finds Alexander who helps Alex recover with the intention of using him to remove the current government for power by forcing Alex to suicide. The character is a reflection of Anthony Burgess within the book.
Writing[edit | edit source]
Before Alex and his Droogs, F. Alexander is writing a book entitled 'A Clockwork Orange', after Alex's return he has complete the book and it has been published; Alex has a chance to quickly read the finished book and describes it as being written in a 'very bezoommy' style it is not clear if the style has changed between Alex's home invasion and the final publication, influenced by the attack and warping the writers ability to write. The book discusses the importance of free will or choice, paralleling the novel itself. There is only one extract from the book given:
"The attempt to impose upon to man, a creature of growth and capable of sweetness, to ooze juicily at the last round the bearded lips of God, to attempt to impose, i say, laws and conditions appropriate to a mechanical creation, against this I raise my swordpen-"