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A User's Guide to the Millennium free pdf The ninety pieces of J. G. Ballard's non-fiction writing collected here for the first time were written between 1962 and 1995. Many touch on themes and obsessions familiar to readers of his fiction- all show the insight, wit and distinctive vision of the modern world that have characterised his work throughout his distinguished career as one of the most important voices in contemporary fiction.

About J. G. Ballard

J.G. Ballard was born in 1930 in Shanghai, where his father was a businessman. After internment in a civilian prison camp, he and his family returned to England in 1946. He published his first novel, 'The Drowned World, in 1961. His 1984 bestseller 'Empire of the Sun' won the Guardian Fiction Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. It was later filmed by Steven Spielberg. His memoir 'Miracles of Life' will be published in 2008.

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Author : J. G. Ballard
Publisher : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Data Published : 03 June 2008
ISBN : 0007292791
EAN : 9780007292790
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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  • A User's Guide to the Millennium free pdfA User's Guide to the Millennium

    . The ninety pieces of J. G. Ballard's non-fiction writing collected here for the first time were written between 1962 and 1995. Many touch on themes and obsessions familiar to readers of his fiction