The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard

The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard

By J. G. Ballard; Martin Amis (Introduction by)

W. W. Norton & Company, Paperback, 9780393339291, 1199pp.

Publication Date: November 8, 2010

Description
With a body of work unparalleled in twentieth-century literature, J. G. Ballard is recognized as one of the greatest and most prophetic writers in the world. With the much-hailed release of The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard, readers now have a means to celebrate the unmatched range and mesmerizing cadences of a literary genius. Whether writing about musical orchids, human cannibalism, or the secret history of World War III, Ballard's Complete Stories evokes the hallucinations of Kafka and Borges in its ability to render modern paranoia and fantastical creations on the page. A Washington Post Best Book of 2009, Boston Globe Best Book, Los Angeles Times Favorite Book, and San Francisco Chronicle Best Book.


About the Author
J.G. Ballard was born in Shanghai in 1930 and lived in England from 1946 until his death in London in 2009. He is the author of nineteen novels, including "Empire of the Sun", "The Drought", and "Crash", with many of them made into major films.

Enfant terrible des lettres britanniques, Martin Amis s est taille une reputation de romanciersulfureux, passe maitre dans l art de questionner notre morale et les exces de l Occident. Satiristepostmoderne, expert en usage de l ironie, de l humour et de la fantaisie, il est l auteur dedouze romans, sept essais et deux recueils de nouvelles. Le Times l a designe comme l un desplus grands ecrivains anglais depuis 1945