Ballard, J. G. 1930-2009
Most widely held works about J. G Ballard
Most widely held works by J. G Ballard
Empire of the Sun : a novel by J. G Ballard ( Book )
120 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 18 languages and held by 2,412 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized account of the author's experiences as a boy in Shanghai, China, during the Second World War, and in Lunghua C.A.C. (Civilian Assembly Centre), where he was interned from 1942 to 1945.
The kindness of women by J. G Ballard ( Book )
40 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,412 libraries worldwide
Sequel to: Empire of the Sun. Follows James through prison camp to England at the close of WWII. After settling into life in England, a new tragedy causes him to confront the trauma of his childhood.
The day of creation by J. G Ballard ( Book )
39 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 1,292 libraries worldwide
"The parched terrain of Central Africa is the locale....Dr. Mallory has come to the small town of Port-la-Nouvelle to run a WHO clinic, but the surges and countersurges of guerrilla and paramilitary activity in this forgotten and lawless zone have left him without patients. He dreams, instead of bring water to the region, of discovering a third Nile that will make the Sahara bloom...."
Crash by J. G Ballard ( Book )
63 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 14 languages and held by 974 libraries worldwide
A television scientist becomes obsessed with orchestrating a head-on crash between his own car and Elizabeth Taylor's limousine.
The crystal world by J. G Ballard ( Book )
35 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 956 libraries worldwide
Some men, dazzled and strangely entraced with the West African jungle, remain to drift through this dream-world forest.
Millennium people by J. G Ballard ( Book )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 954 libraries worldwide
After his ex-wife is killed in a bombing at Heathrow airport, David Markham infiltrates the shadowy protest group responsible and finds himself becoming brainwashed by the group's charismatic leader.
Super-Cannes by J. G Ballard ( Book )
31 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 9 languages and held by 863 libraries worldwide
"One day Dr. Greenwood from Eden-Olympia's clinic goes on a suicidal shooting spree. Dr. Jane Sinclair is hired as his replacement, and she and her husband, Paul, are given Dr. Greenwood's house as a residence. Unable to work while recovering from an accident, Paul spends his days taking close look at the house.... He discovers clues in the house that lead him to question Eden-Olympia's official account of the killings."--Jacket.
Rushing to paradise by J. G Ballard ( Book )
25 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 807 libraries worldwide
The rise and fall of a cult leader. After losing her medical license, Dr. Barbara Rafferty turns environmentalist to protest French nuclear testing in the Pacific. The campaign attracts media attention, money flows and she sets up a commune on an atoll, an experiment which ends in bloodshed.
Cocaine nights by J. G Ballard ( Book )
33 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 793 libraries worldwide
On the Spanish Riviera, an English discotheque manager is falsely accused of setting fire to a villa which killed its occupants. The man's brother arrives from England to clear his name and in the process uncovers a drugs and pornography ring.
The complete stories of J.G. Ballard by J. G Ballard ( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 762 libraries worldwide
Collects all ninety-two of the late author's stories--including "Prima Belladonna," "Dead Time," and "The Index"-- which span five decades and explore everything from musical orchids to human cannibalism to the secret history of World War III.
The best short stories of J.G. Ballard by J. G Ballard ( Book )
7 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 721 libraries worldwide
War fever by J. G Ballard ( Book )
23 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 717 libraries worldwide
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 bring an end to the bloodshed only to find that his solution is all too effective as far as some supposedly neutral observers are concerned. Other stories feature an assassination plot against an American astronaut, the leader of an authoritarian religious movement; a man who is destroyed by a car crash and resolves never to leave his apartment again; and the survivor of a toxic-waste ship wrecked on a deserted Caribbean island.
Concrete island by J. G Ballard ( Book )
36 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 691 libraries worldwide
Running wild by J. G Ballard ( Book )
28 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Cette narration met en scène les dangers qui guettent une société trop sécuritaire. Près de Londres, des enfants ont été enlevés et leurs parents massacrés alors qu'ils habitaient une résidence fermée et ultrasécurisée. --[Memento].
The unlimited dream company : a novel by J. G Ballard ( Book )
24 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 630 libraries worldwide
A user's guide to the millennium : essays and reviews by J. G Ballard ( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 630 libraries worldwide
The drowned world by J. G Ballard ( Book )
73 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 610 libraries worldwide
Dans un futur proche, à cause d'explosions solaires suivies d'un réchauffement climatique, une élévation du niveau des océans est à l'origine d'immenses bancs de vase et de lagunes. A Londres, il ne reste plus que le sommet de trois tours. Dans Sécheresse, la Terre est ravagée par le fléau de la chaleur. Une poignée de rescapés essayent de survivre aux abords d'un lac asséché.
High-rise by J. G Ballard ( Book )
37 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 609 libraries worldwide
Chronopolis, and other stories by J. G Ballard ( Book )
7 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 602 libraries worldwide
The atrocity exhibition by J. G Ballard ( Book )
26 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 497 libraries worldwide
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