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 relationship to nature and technology, as viewed through a strong microscope, were eerily prescient and now provide greater perspective on our computer-dominated culture. Ballard's voice and vision have long served as a font of inspiration for today's cyber-punks, the authors and futurist who brought the information age into the mainstream.
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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 passed away in 2009.
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Book Description Henry Holt & Company, Inc., 1978. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0030456614
Book Description Henry Holt & Company, Inc., 1978. Paperback. Book Condition: New. First Edition (first pb). Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0030456614
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800304566191.0