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High-rise

Author: J G Ballard
Publisher: New York : Liveright Pub., 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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 by primal urges, re-create a world ruled by the laws of the jungle."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Dystopias
Fiction
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ballard, J. G., 1930-2009.
High-rise
(DLC) 2011046886
(OCoLC)738350184
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J G Ballard
ISBN: 9780871404732 0871404737
OCLC Number: 917613136
Notes: Originally published: London : J. Cape, 1975.
Description: 1 online resource (207 pages)
Contents: Critical mass --
Party time --
Death of a resident --
Up! --
The vertical city --
Danger in the streets of the sky --
Preparations for departure --
The predatory birds --
Into the drop zone --
The drained lake --
Punitive expeditions --
Towards the summit --
Body markings --
Final triumph --
The evening's entertainment --
A happy arrangement --
The lakeside pavilion --
The blood garden --
The night games
Responsibility: J.G. Ballard.

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"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 by primal urges, re-create a world ruled by the laws of the jungle."--Provided by publisher.

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