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Ballard, J. G. 1930-2009

Overview
Works: 704 works in 2,738 publications in 16 languages and 39,848 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Psychological fiction  Film adaptations  Political fiction  War films  Coming-of-age films  History  Short stories  Biography 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, zxx, Creator, Other, Contributor, Interviewee, Dedicatee, ed, Performer
Classifications: PR6052.A46, 823.914
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Empire of the Sun : a novel by J. G Ballard( Book )
139 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 3,151 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 )
61 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,445 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 )
51 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,431 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 )
39 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,296 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 )
74 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,230 libraries worldwide
Adventures of an African doctor who attempts to reach his friends in a neighboring village where a forest is slowly crystalizing
High-rise by J. G Ballard( Book )
69 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,132 libraries worldwide
Class war erupts in a luxurious high-rise apartment building
The drowned world by J. G Ballard( Book )
104 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,080 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 994 libraries worldwide
An unemployed advertising executive investigates why the deranged man who shot his father in a shopping mall was released without being charged
Crash by J. G Ballard( Book )
36 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 972 libraries worldwide
In this hallucinatory novel, an automobile provides the hellish tableau in which Vaughan, a "TV scientist" turned "nightmare angel of the highways," experiments with erotic atrocities among auto crash victims, each more sinister than the last. James Ballard, his friend and fellow obsessive, tells the story of this twisted visionary as he careens rapidly toward his own demise in an internationally orchestrated car crash with Elizabeth Taylor. A classic work of cutting-edge fiction, Crash explores both the disturbing implications and horrific possibilities of contemporary society's increasing dependence on technology as intermediary in human relations
Super-Cannes by J. G Ballard( Book )
47 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 886 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 )
56 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 841 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
Cocaine nights by J. G Ballard( Book )
49 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 828 libraries worldwide
Wanneer een man naspeuringen verricht in een woonoord voor rijke gepensioneerden, waar zijn broer een moord heeft opgebiecht, stuit hij op een dekmantel voor drugs en porno
The complete stories of J.G. Ballard by J. G Ballard( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 824 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 )
40 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 799 libraries worldwide
J.G. Ballard -- author of 'Crash' and 'Empire of the Sun' -- explores the dangers of extremism in ecology and feminism in this highly acclaimed modern fable
The unlimited dream company : a novel by J. G Ballard( Book )
36 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 766 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
War fever by J. G Ballard( Book )
29 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 737 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 )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 732 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
Running wild by J. G Ballard( Book )
39 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 685 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 )
42 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 637 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 )
28 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 597 libraries worldwide
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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, 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 inglés
J. G. Ballard James Graham Ballard, escritor inglés
J. G. 밸러드
J・G・バラード
J·G·巴拉德
James Graham Ballard
James Graham Ballard britischer Schriftsteller
James Graham Ballard British writer
James Graham Ballard brytyjski powieściopisarz, nowelista i eseista
James Graham Ballard scrittore britannico
user guide
Джеймс Баллард британский писатель
ג'יימס גראהם באלארד
ج. ج. بالارد، 1930-2009
جيمس غراهام بالارد
جیمز گراهام بالارد نویسنده و کارگردان بریتانیایی
জে জি ব্যালার্ড
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
밸런드, J. G. 1930-2009
バラード, J. G.
Languages
English (842)
French (99)
Spanish (67)
Italian (52)
Polish (27)
German (14)
Japanese (10)
Russian (4)
Turkish (4)
Portuguese (3)
Korean (3)
Slovenian (2)
Finnish (2)
Chinese (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Dutch (1)
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