Miracles of Life an Autobiography

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J. G. Ballard
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. J. G. Ballard was, for over fifty years, one of this country s most significant writers. Beginning with the events that inspired his classic novel, Empire of the Sun , this revelatory autobiography charts the course of his astonishing life. Miracles of Life takes us from the vibrant surroundings of pre-war Shanghai, to the deprivations and unexpected freedoms of Lunghua Camp, to Ballard s arrival in a devastated Britain. Ballard recounts his first attempts at fiction and his part in the social and artistic revolutions of the 60s. He describes his friendships with figures as diverse as Kingsley Amis, Michael Moorcock and Eduardo Paolozzi alongside recollections of his domestic life in Shepperton - raising three children as a single father following the unexpected and premature death of his wife. Miracles of Life is both a captivating narrative of the experiences that have shaped this extraordinary writer s works, his distinctive outlook and his original visions of the future, and is also an account of a remarkable life. This edition is part of a new commemorative series of Ballard s works, featuring introductions from a number of his admirers (including Ali Smith, Hari Kunzru, Neil Gaiman and Martin Amis) and brand-new cover designs. Bookseller Inventory # AA89780007272341

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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. J. G. Ballard was, for over fifty years, one of this country s most significant writers. Beginning with the events that inspired his classic novel, Empire of the Sun , this revelatory autobiography charts the course of his astonishing life. Miracles of Life takes us from the vibrant surroundings of pre-war Shanghai, to the deprivations and unexpected freedoms of Lunghua Camp, to Ballard s arrival in a devastated Britain. Ballard recounts his first attempts at fiction and his part in the social and artistic revolutions of the 60s. He describes his friendships with figures as diverse as Kingsley Amis, Michael Moorcock and Eduardo Paolozzi alongside recollections of his domestic life in Shepperton - raising three children as a single father following the unexpected and premature death of his wife. Miracles of Life is both a captivating narrative of the experiences that have shaped this extraordinary writer s works, his distinctive outlook and his original visions of the future, and is also an account of a remarkable life. This edition is part of a new commemorative series of Ballard s works, featuring introductions from a number of his admirers (including Ali Smith, Hari Kunzru, Neil Gaiman and Martin Amis) and brand-new cover designs. Bookseller Inventory # AA89780007272341

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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Miracles of Life: Shanghai to Shepperton : an Autobiography, J. G. Ballard, China Mieville, J. G. Ballard was, for over fifty years, one of this country's most significant writers. Beginning with the events that inspired his classic novel, 'Empire of the Sun', this revelatory autobiography charts the course of his astonishing life. 'Miracles of Life' takes us from the vibrant surroundings of pre-war Shanghai, to the deprivations and unexpected freedoms of Lunghua Camp, to Ballard's arrival in a devastated Britain. Ballard recounts his first attempts at fiction and his part in the social and artistic revolutions of the 60s. He describes his friendships with figures as diverse as Kingsley Amis, Michael Moorcock and Eduardo Paolozzi alongside recollections of his domestic life in Shepperton - raising three children as a single father following the unexpected and premature death of his wife. 'Miracles of Life' is both a captivating narrative of the experiences that have shaped this extraordinary writer's works, his distinctive outlook and his original visions of the future, and is also an account of a remarkable life. This edition is part of a new commemorative series of Ballard's works, featuring introductions from a number of his admirers (including Ali Smith, Hari Kunzru, Neil Gaiman and Martin Amis) and brand-new cover designs. Bookseller Inventory # B9780007272341

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Book Description Fourth Estate. Book Condition: New. 2008. Paperback. J. G. Ballard was, for over fifty years, one of this country's most significant writers. Beginning with the events that inspired his classic novel, 'Empire of the Sun', this revelatory autobiography charts the course of his astonishing life. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGLA; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 133 x 19. Weight in Grams: 286. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780007272341

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Book Description Fourth Estate, 2008. Book Condition: New. 2008. Paperback. J. G. Ballard was, for over fifty years, one of this country's most significant writers. Beginning with the events that inspired his classic novel, 'Empire of the Sun', this revelatory autobiography charts the course of his astonishing life. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGLA; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 133 x 19. Weight in Grams: 286. . . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780007272341

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