J G Ballard's extraordinary inventiveness and the unfailing grace and energy of his writing are triumphantly displayed in this collection of stories. The collection includes 'The Overloaded Man', 'Chronopolis' and the critically acclaimed 'The Garden of Time'. These haunting tales of pity, terror and longing, tightly plotted and firmly grounded in psychological realism, transcend classification as fantasy or science fiction; they are literature of the highest order. 'One of the few world-class British writers alive today' Literary Review
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SALES POINTS Reissued in a new cover style alongside The Terminal Beach J G Ballard is widely recognised as one of the finest writers of the 20th century His novel Empire of the Sun won the Guardian Fiction Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. It was later filmed by Steven Spielberg. 'The first thing to say about J G Ballard is not that he is among our finest writers of science fiction but that he is among our finest writers of fiction tout court period' Anthony Burgess Anthony Burgess praised Ballard's story 'The Garden of Time' as 'one of the most beautiful stories of the world canon of short fiction'
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Book Description Orion mass market paperback, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0575401303
Book Description Indigo, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110575401303
Book Description Indigo, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-032-30-9098509