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The complete stories of J.G. Ballard.

Author: J G Ballard
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J G Ballard
ISBN: 9780393072624 0393072622
OCLC Number: 317919480
Notes: Previously published as: The complete short stories.
Description: xv, 1199 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / by Martin Amis --
Author's introduction --
Prima belladonna --
Escapement --
The concentration city --
Venus smiles --
Manhole 69 --
Track 12 --
The waiting grounds --
Now : zero --
The sound-sweep --
Zone of terror --
Chronopolis --
The voices of time --
The last world of Mr. Goddard --
Studio 5, the stars --
Deep end --
The overloaded man --
Mr. F is Mr. F --
Billennium --
The gentle assassin --
The insane ones --
The garden of time --
The thousand dreams of Stellavista --
Thirteen to Centaurus --
Passport to eternity --
The cage of sand --
The watch-towers --
The singing statues --
The man on the 99th floor --
The subliminal man --
The reptile enclosure --
A question of re-entry --
The time-tombs --
Now wakes the sea --
The Venus hunters --
End-game --
Minus one --
The sudden afternoon --
The screen game --
Time of passage --
Prisoner of the coral deep --
The lost Leonardo --
The terminal beach --
The illuminated man --
The delta at sunset --
The drowned giant --
The Gioconda of the twilight noon --
The volcano dances --
The beach murders --
The day of forever --
The impossible man --
Storm-bird, storm-dreamer --
Tomorrow is a million years --
The assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy considered as a downhill motor race --
Cry hope, cry fury! --
The recognition --
The cloud-sculptors of Coral D --
Why I want to fuck Ronald Reagan --
The dead astronaut --
The Comsat angels --
The killing ground --
A place and a time to die --
Say goodbye to the wind --
The greatest television show on earth --
My dream of flying to Wake Island --
The air disaster --
Low-flying aircraft --
The life and death of God --
Notes towards a mental breakdown --
The 60 minute zoom --
The smile --
The ultimate city --
The dead time --
The index --
The intensive care unit --
Theatre of war --
Having a wonderful time --
One afternoon at Utah Beach --
Zodiac 2000 --
Motel architecture --
A host of furious fancies --
News from the sun --
Memories of the space age --
Myths of the near future --
Report on an unidentified space station --
The object of the attack --
Answers to a quesionnaire --
The man who walked on the moon --
The secret history of World War 3 --
Love in a colder climate --
The enormous space --
The largest theme park in the world --
War fever --
Dream cargoes --
A guide to virtual death --
The message from Mars --
Report from an obscure planet --
New stories for the American edition --
The secret autobiography of J.G.B. --
The dying fall.
Other Titles: Short stories

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With 92 enthralling and pulse-quickening stories spanning five decades, and featuring such classics as Prima Belladonna and The Index, Ballard's "Complete Stories" evokes Kafka and Borges with its  Read more...

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The marvel of most of these tales is how instantly comprehensible their alternate realities are when so little is explained and how believable they are, too, thanks to Ballard's unflappable narrative Read more...

 
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