Ballard J.G.

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01. Zatopiony Ељwiat Читать →

Жанр: Научная Фантастика ZATOPIONY ЕљWIAT to debiut powieЕ›ciowy Ballarda. Ta ksiД…Ејka, wydana po raz pierwszy w 1962 roku, zdobyta z miejsca uznanie krytyki i czytelnikГіw. Stanowi ona pierwsze ogniwo ballardowskiej wizji Е›wiata, rozwijanej w pГіЕєniejszych utworach. Wizja ta nie napawa optymizmem. Bohaterowie Ballarda nie majД… zЕ‚udzeЕ„ co do przyszЕ‚oЕ›ci. Po latach walki o zachowanie dawnego stylu Ејycia, rezygnujД…,…

02. Cocaine Nights Читать →

Жанр: Современная проза There’s something wrong with Estrella Del Mar, the lazy, sun-drenched retirement haven on Spain’s Costa Del Sol. Lately this sleepy hamlet, home to hordes of well-heeled, well-fattened British and French expatriates, has come alive with activity and culture; the previously passive, isolated residents have begun staging boat races, tennis competitions, revivals of Harold Pinter plays,…

03. Super-Cannes Читать →

Жанр: Современная проза Super-Cannes – a Sunday Times bestseller in hardback – was the winner of the 2001 Commonwealth Writers Prize for the Eurasian region. 'Sublime: an elegant, elaborate trap of a novel, which reads as a companion piece to Cocaine Nights but takes ideas from that novel and runs further. The first essential novel of the 21st century.' – Nicholas…

04. The Crystal World Читать →

Жанр: Научная Фантастика The opening sequence of J.G. Ballard's The Crystal World, in which Dr. Edward Sanders begins his journey through Cameroon to visit his friends, Max and Elizabeth Clair, is reminiscent of Graham Greene's Journey Without Maps or the film “The African Queen.” Ballard does a wonderful job of portraying a Cameroon which is still inhabited by…

05. The Wind From Nowhere Читать →

Жанр: Научная Фантастика The Wind From Nowhere (1961) is JG Ballard’s first novel, not that you’d know it from official JGB bibliographies, where it’s never mentioned, or in interviews, where Ballard continues to assert that The Drowned World was his first book. The wind from nowhere has gone back to nowhere. In a 1975 interview with David Pringle, Ballard says:…