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Ballard, J. G. 1930-2009

Overview
Works: 795 works in 2,541 publications in 14 languages and 38,244 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Political fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Short stories  Domestic fiction  Satire 
Roles: Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Creator, Composer, Interviewee, Illustrator, Scenarist, Collaborator, Dedicatee, Arranger, Other
Classifications: PR6052.A46, 823.914
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Most widely held works by J. G Ballard
Empire of the Sun : a novel by J. G Ballard ( Book )
94 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,079 WorldCat member 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 day of creation by J. G Ballard ( Book )
43 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 1,486 WorldCat member 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 ..."
The kindness of women by J. G Ballard ( Book )
33 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 1,465 WorldCat member 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
Millennium people by J. G Ballard ( Book )
28 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,339 WorldCat member 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
Crash by J. G Ballard ( Book )
85 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The car provides the hellish tableau in which Vaughan, a 'TV scientist', experiments with erotic atrocities among crash victims, each more sinister than the last: ultimately, he craves a union of blood, semen and engine coolant in a head-on collision with an iconic celebrity
The crystal world by J. G Ballard ( Book )
39 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adventures of an African doctor who attempts to reach his friends in a neighboring village where a forest is slowly crystalizing
Kingdom come by J. G Ballard ( Book )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unemployed advertising executive investigates why the deranged man who shot his father in a shopping mall was released without being charged
Super-Cannes by J. G Ballard ( Book )
26 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 870 WorldCat member 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
Concrete island by J. G Ballard ( Book )
50 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A chilling novel about our modern world, from the author of 'Empire of the Sun' and 'Crash'
Rushing to paradise by J. G Ballard ( Book )
31 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 819 WorldCat member 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
The complete stories of J.G. Ballard by J. G Ballard ( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member 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
High-rise by J. G Ballard ( Book )
37 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When a class war erupts inside a luxurious apartment block, modern elevators become violent battlegrounds and cocktail parties degenerate into marauding attacks on enemy floors. In this visionary tale, human society slips into violent reverse as once-peaceful residents, driven byprimal urges, re-create a world ruled by the laws of the jungle."--Provided by publisher
Cocaine nights by J. G Ballard ( Book )
21 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 785 WorldCat member 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
War fever by J. G Ballard ( Book )
22 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 757 WorldCat member 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
The best short stories of J.G. Ballard by J. G Ballard ( Book )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
The drowned world by J. G Ballard ( Book )
60 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This fast-paced narrative by the author of 'Crash' and 'Empire of the Sun' is a stunning evocation of a flooded, tropical London of the near future and a foray into the workings of the unconscious mind
The unlimited dream company : a novel by J. G Ballard ( Book )
30 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the author of the Sunday Times bestseller 'Cocaine Nights' comes an acclaimed backlist title -- in which suburban London is transformed into an exotic dreamworld -- now reissued in new cover style
Running wild by J. G Ballard ( Book )
25 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
32 residents of an exclusive private estate are brutally murdered within the space of 10 minutes, and their 13 children abducted. The police uncover nothing, but Richard Greville, psychiatrist, has a few ideas of his own
Chronopolis, and other stories by J. G Ballard ( Book )
11 editions published between 1960 and 1979 in English and Dutch and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A user's guide to the millennium : essays and reviews by J. G Ballard ( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Balards, Dž. G., 1930-2009
Balards, Džeimss Greiems, 1930-2009
Ballard, Dž. G. 1930-2009
Ballard, Dzh. G., 1930-
Ballard, Dzh. G., 1930-2009
Ballard, J. 1930-2009
Ballard, J. G.
Ballard, J. G., 1930-2009
Ballard, James 1930-2009
Ballard, James G.
Ballard James G. 1930-2009
Ballard, James Graham.
Ballard, James Graham, 1930-
Ballard, James Graham, 1930-2009
Ballard, Jim G.
Ballard, Jim G., 1930-
Ballard, Jim G., 1930-2009
Graham Ballard, James 1930-2009
ج. ج. بالارد، 1930-2009
バラード, J. G
Languages
English (752)
French (41)
Spanish (13)
German (12)
Italian (6)
Russian (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Danish (2)
Japanese (2)
Polish (2)
Dutch (2)
Finnish (1)
Portuguese (1)
Greek, Modern (1)
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