The Crystal World

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en Limba Engleză Carte Paperback – 17 Jul 1985
From the author of the Sunday Times bestseller Cocaine Nights comes an acclaimed backlist title -- the extraordinary vision of an African forest that turns into crystal -- now reissued in new cover style.
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ISBN-13: 9780586024195
ISBN-10: 0586024190
Pagini: 176
Dimensiuni: 130 x 196 x 13 mm
Greutate: 0.19 kg
Editura: Harper Collins Publishers
Locul publicării: United Kingdom

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J. G. Ballard was born in 1930 in Shanghai. After internment in a civilian prison camp, his family returned to England in 1946. His 1984 bestseller 'Empire of the Sun' won the Guardian Fiction Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. His controversial novel 'Crash' was made into a film by David Cronenberg. His autobiography 'Miracles of Life' was published in 2008, and a collection of interviews with the author, 'Extreme Metaphors', was published in 2012. J. G. Ballard passed away in 2009.


'Beautifully rendered...Ballard the poet in full ecstatic blast' Anthony Burgess 'Of all the unknown regions Ballard's imagination has opened up, this crystalline forest is the most haunting, with its golden orioles frozen in a lattice of jewels and men like conquistadores embalmed in diamond armour. The creation of the crystal world is something magical and not to be missed' Guardian 'Brilliantly imagined, dark, brooding, convincing and powerful' New Statesman 'By far his strongest and most individual novel' Brian Aldiss