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Ballard, J. G. 1930-2009

Overview
Works: 536 works in 2,768 publications in 25 languages and 39,093 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Political fiction  War films  History  Coming-of-age films  Biography  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, zxx, Creator, Contributor, Scenarist, Interviewee, Other, Dedicatee
Classifications: PR6052.A46, 823.914
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Empire of the Sun : a novel by J. G Ballard( Book )
183 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 19 languages and held by 3,287 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 kindness of women by J. G Ballard( Book )
66 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,501 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
The day of creation by J. G Ballard( Book )
69 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,491 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 drowned world ; and the wind from nowhere by J. G Ballard( Book )
138 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 1,402 libraries worldwide
First work concerns an increase in the sun's heat which turns much of the world into the Triassic Age topography. In the second, the earth is afflicted by a wind of ever increasing velocity
Crash by J. G Ballard( Book )
127 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 1,364 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
Millennium people by J. G Ballard( Book )
40 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,343 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 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,243 libraries worldwide
Adventures of an African doctor who attempts to reach his friends in a neighboring village where a forest is slowly crystalizing
The complete stories of J.G. Ballard by J. G Ballard( Book )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,161 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
Kingdom come by J. G Ballard( Book )
37 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,067 libraries worldwide
An unemployed advertising executive investigates why the deranged man who shot his father in a shopping mall was released without being charged
High-rise by J. G Ballard( Book )
73 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 967 libraries worldwide
Class war erupts in a luxurious high-rise apartment building
Super-Cannes by J. G Ballard( Book )
41 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 890 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 )
76 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 889 libraries worldwide
A chilling novel about our modern world, from the author of 'Empire of the Sun' and 'Crash'
Cocaine nights by J. G Ballard( Book )
56 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 871 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
Rushing to paradise by J. G Ballard( Book )
45 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 845 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 )
44 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 782 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 )
34 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 781 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 )
10 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 734 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 )
56 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 721 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 )
54 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 655 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 )
25 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 631 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
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
バラード, J. G
Languages
English (944)
French (141)
Spanish (111)
Italian (72)
German (50)
Polish (37)
Danish (16)
Dutch (16)
Japanese (10)
Czech (10)
Finnish (8)
Turkish (8)
Croatian (6)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (6)
Russian (6)
Catalan (6)
Portuguese (4)
Slovenian (3)
Serbian (3)
Chinese (2)
Persian (2)
Swedish (1)
Korean (1)
Romanian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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