The novel L'Orange Mécanique appeared in 1962 and immediately, it met with immense success. Alex Delarge is one of the main characters. And from what we know about him, it is clear that he is a person who is best to avoid. This man with the bowler hat is a sociopath at the head of a gang of thugs. In addition, he has a passion for classical music and is dangerously interested in rape.