The controversial novel “One flew over the cuckoo’s nest” has been written by Ken Kesey and published in 1962. The book was very successful in the sixties and seventies during the social rebellion that includes the Civil Rights Movement, the beginnings of the women’s movement, and the issue of the Vietnam.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is a novel by Ken Kesey that was first published in 1962. Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and in-depth analyses of Chief Bromden, Randle McMurphy, and Nurse Ratched.