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Ballard, J. G. 1930-2009

Works: 750 works in 3,271 publications in 18 languages and 41,271 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction  War fiction  Bildungsromans  War films  Political fiction  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, zxx, Creator, Other, Contributor, Interviewee, Dedicatee, Performer, Artist, wpr, Editor
Classifications: PR6052.A46, 823.914
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Empire of the Sun : a novel by J. G Ballard( Book )
192 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 3,162 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 )
72 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,417 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 )
59 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,397 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
High-rise by J. G Ballard( Book )
90 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,293 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 by primal urges, re-create a world ruled by the laws of the jungle."--Provided by publisher
Millennium people by J. G Ballard( Book )
42 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,245 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
The crystal world by J. G Ballard( Book )
89 editions published between 1966 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,212 libraries worldwide
Adventures of an African doctor who attempts to reach his friends in a neighboring village where a forest is slowly crystalizing
The drowned world by J. G Ballard( Book )
112 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,087 libraries worldwide
"The Drowned World imagines a terrifying world in which global warming has melted the ice caps and primordial jungles have overrun a tropical London. Set during the year 2145, this novel follows biologist Dr. Robert Kearns and his team of scientists as they confront a cityscape in which nature is on the rampage and giant lizards, dragonflies, and insects fiercely compete for domination."--Provided by publisher
Kingdom come by J. G Ballard( Book )
29 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Portuguese and held by 947 libraries worldwide
An unemployed advertising executive investigates why the deranged man who shot his father in a shopping mall was released without being charged
Concrete island by J. G Ballard( Book )
82 editions published between 1973 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 898 libraries worldwide
When Robert Maitland's car crashes over a concrete parapet onto the island below, he finds himself trapped in a bizarre world that seems to mirror his own mind
The complete stories of J.G. Ballard by J. G Ballard( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 814 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
Rushing to paradise by J. G Ballard( Book )
41 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 765 libraries worldwide
This dark and compelling satire, from the author of Empire of the Sun, exposes the dangerous evils of extremism of all kinds
The unlimited dream company : a novel by J. G Ballard( Book )
44 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 747 libraries worldwide
When a light aircraft crashes into the Thames at Shepperton, the young pilot who struggles to the surface seems to have come back from the dead. Within hours everything in the suburb is strangely transformed
The best short stories of J.G. Ballard by J. G Ballard( Book )
12 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 718 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
War fever by J. G Ballard( Book )
26 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 693 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
Running wild by J. G Ballard( Book )
39 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 650 libraries worldwide
Een psychiater vertelt hoe in 1988 in Londen twintig bewoners en eigenaren van een exclusieve woongemeenschap en twaalf personeelsleden vermoord en hun dertien kinderen ontvoerd konden worden
Hello America by J. G Ballard( Book )
51 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 630 libraries worldwide
"Following the energy crisis of the late twentieth century, America has been abandoned. Now, a century later, a small group of European explorers returns to the now climatically mutated continent. But America is unrecognizable--the Bering Strait has been dammed and much of the country has become a desert, populated by isolated natives and the bizarre remnants of a disintegrated culture. The expedition sets off from Manhattan on a cross-country journey, through Holiday Inns and abandoned theme parks, to uncover a shocking new power in the heart of Las Vegas"--Page 4 of cover
A user's guide to the millennium : essays and reviews by J. G Ballard( Book )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 567 libraries worldwide
This is a wide-ranging collection of reviews and essays from one of the UK's most important and respected writers. The author has grouped his writings into subject headings, including the visual world, film, lives, writers, science, and autobiography
High-rise by John Norman( visu )
11 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 134 libraries worldwide
In een torenflat wonen bovenin de rijken, omringd door luxe, en onderin de armen. Geleidelijk nemen de spanningen tussen de bewoners toe
Empire of the sun by Steven Spielberg( visu )
53 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Based on J.G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, tells the story of a boy, James Graham, whose privileged life is upturned by the Japanese invasion of Shanghai, December 8, 1941. Separated from his parents, he is eventually captured, and taken to Soo Chow confinement camp, next to a captured Chinese airfield. Amidst the sickness and food shortages in the camp, Jim attempts to reconstruct his former life, all the while bringing spirit and dignity to those around him
Crash by David Cronenberg( visu )
57 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 90 libraries worldwide
James Ballard and his wife, Catherine are taken with telling each other about their extramarital exploits. Then James is involved in a car crash that kills the husband of Dr. Helen Remington and seriously injures Helen and James. While recuperating from their injuries, Helen and James discover the erotic thrill they experience from car-crashes. This eventually brings them into contact with Vaughan, a "scientist" and Gabrielle, the "mascot" for a sexual subculture of car-crash/erotica enthusiasts
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Balards, Dž. G. 1930-2009
Balards, Džeimss Greiems 1930-2009
Ballard, Dž. G. 1930-2009
Ballard, Dzh. G. 1930-2009
Ballard, J. 1930-2009
Ballard, J.G.
Ballard, J.G. 1930-2009
Ballard, J. G. (James Graham), 1930-
Ballard, J. G. (James Graham), 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
Iacobus Graham Ballard
J.G. Ballard Brits schrijver
J. G. Ballard écrivain britannique
J.G. Ballard escritor británico
J. G. Ballard escritor inglés
J. G. Ballard scriitor britanic
J. G. Ballard scrittore britannico
J. G. 밸러드
James Graham Ballard
James Graham Ballard britischer Schriftsteller
James Graham Ballard British writer
James Graham Ballard brytyjski powieściopisarz, nowelista i eseista
James Graham Ballard escriptor britànic
James Graham Ballard scrittore britannico
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Баллард Г. 1930-2009
Баллард Д. 1930-2009
Баллард Д. Г. 1930-2009
Боллард Д. Г. 1930-2009
Джеймс Баллард британский писатель
בלרד, ג'מס גרהם 1930-2009
ג'יימס גראהם באלארד
ג'יימס גראהם באלארד סופר בריטי
ج. ج. بالارد، 1930-2009
جيمس غراهام بالارد
جيمس غراهام بالارد كاتب بريطاني
جی. جی. بالارد
جیمز گراهام بالارد نویسنده و کارگردان بریتانیایی
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발라드, J. G. 1930-2009
발라드, 제임스 1930-2009
발라드, 제임스 그라함 1930-2009
발라드, 제임스 그레엄 1930-2009
발라드, 제임스 그레이엄 1930-2009
밸러드, J. G. 1930-2009
밸러드, 제임스 그레이엄 1930-2009
밸런드, J. G. 1930-2009
バラード, J. G.
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