J. G. Ballard

J. G. Ballard
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J.G. Ballard is the author of numerous books, including Empire of the Sun, the underground classic Crash, and The Kindness of Women. He is revered as one of the most important writers of fiction to address the consequences of twentieth-century technology. His latest book is Super-Cannes. He lives in England.


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The Kindness of Women

J. G. Ballard
Picador

In this sequel to his award-winning Empire of the Sun, young James returns to England at the end of World War II. He stumbles through medical study at...


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Super-Cannes

J. G. Ballard
Picador

Eden-Olympia is more than just a multinational business park, it is a virtual city-state in itself, built for the most elite high-tech industries. Isolated and...


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Concrete Island

J. G. Ballard
Picador

On a day in April, just after three o'clock in the afternoon, Robert Maitland's car crashes over the concrete parapet of a high-speed highway onto the island...


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Crash

J. G. Ballard
Picador

In this hallucinatory novel, an automobile provides the hellish tableau in which Vaughan, a "TV scientist" turned "nightmare angel of the highways,"...


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The Best Short Stories of J. G. Ballard

J. G. Ballard; Introduction by Anthony Burgess
Picador

First published in 1978, this collection of nineteen of Ballard's best short stories is as timely and informed as ever. His tales of the human psyche and its...


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Running Wild

J. G. Ballard
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

The thirty-two adult members of an exclusive residential community in West London are brutally murdered, and their children are abducted, leaving no trace....


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War Fever

J. G. Ballard
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

A war-ravaged Beirut is the setting for the title story of this visionary collection, a tale in which a young street fighter inadvertently discovers how to...


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The Crystal World

J. G. Ballard
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

J. G. Ballard’s fourth novel, which established his reputation as a writer of extraordinary talent and imaginative powers, tells the story of a physician...


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