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The Complete Short Stories, Volume 2

by J. G. Ballard Author · Adam Thirlwell Author of introduction, etc.

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The second in a two volume collection of acclaimed short stories by the author of Empire of the Sun, Crash, Cocaine Nights and Super-Cannes. JG Ballard is firmly established as one of Britain's most highly regarded and influential novelists. However, during his long career he was also a prolific writer of short stories, many of which show the germination of ideas he used in his longer fiction. This, the second book in a two-volume collection, offers a platform from which to view Ballard's other works. Almost all of his novels had their seeds in short stories and this collection provides an extraordinary opportunity to trace the development of one of Britain's most visionary writers.

Publication Details

Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:
Fourth Estate
Publication Date:
2014

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J. G. Ballard (Author)

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 bestselle...

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