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  • Imperio del sol, El
    Ballard, J. G.
    Hijo de británicos acomodados residentes en el Asentamiento Internacional de Shanghai -un islote respetado dentro de la China ocupada por Japón-, Jim, niño de personalidad singular, escrutadora y analítica, recibe un mazazo inesperado cuando, de resultas del ataque a Pearl Harbor y la entrada de Japón en la Segunda Guerra Mundial, los japoneses irrumpen en la ciudad y se ve sep...

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  • Para una autopsia de la vida cotidiana
    Ballard, J. G.
    Antes de descubrirse como escritor, James Graham Ballard (1930-2009) había deseado ser psiquiatra, y su única formación académica se la habían dado dos años de Medicina. Nunca olvidaba decir que no era un hombre de letras, sino algo así como un cirujano descarriado, y a la hora de escribir buscaba inspiración en las fuentes más insólitas: textos médicos sobre accidentes de trán...

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  • Cocaine nights
    Ballard, J. G.
    In Cocaine Nights, J. G. Ballard stretches the taught canvas of his transgressive vision over the framework of old-fashioned mystery. The setting: the swank Spanish resort of Estrella de Mar, where young retirees from Europe's chillier climes bask in a lifestyle of endless leisure. Into the queasy beauty of this artificial environment steps Charles Prentice, a London travel wri...

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  • Complete Stories
    Ballard, J.G.
    "More than one thousand compelling pages from one of the most haunting, cogent, and individual imaginations in contemporary literature."-William BoydThe American publication of The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard is a landmark event. Increasingly recognized as one of the greatest and most prophetic novelists, J. G. Ballard was a "writer of enormous inventive powers," who, in ...

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  • High-Rise
    Ballard, J. G.
    When a class war erupts inside a luxurious apartment block, modern elevators become violent battlegrounds and cocktail parties degenerate into marauding attacks on “enemy” floors. In this visionary tale, human society slips into violent reverse as once-peaceful residents, driven by primal urges, re-create a world ruled by the laws of the jungle. ...

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  • Drowned world
    Ballard, J.G.
    A thrilling adventure with “an oppressive power reminiscent of Conrad” (Kingsley Amis), considered by many to be Ballard’s finest.In the novel that catapulted him to international acclaim upon its publication in 1962, J.G. Ballard’s mesmerizing and ferociously prescient The Drowned World imagines a terrifying future in which solar radiation and global warming has melted the ice...

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  • Rascacielos
    Ballard, J.G.
    Tras las paredes de un elegante rascacielos de cuarenta pisos a las afueras de Londres (el primero habitado de cinco edificios iguales) sus dos mil inquilinos se entregan a una orgía de destrucción. Las fiestas degeneran en ataques a los pisos " enemigos " y la tecnología va dejando de funcionar hasta que en todas partes impera la ley de la selva. Ballard muestra en esta distop...

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  • Concrete Island
    Ballard, J.G.
    Concrete Island pays twisted homage to Defoe's Robinson Crusoe. Newly reissued with an introduction from Neil Gaiman. On a day in April, just after three o'clock in the afternoon, Robert Maitland's car crashes over the concrete parapet of a high-speed highway onto the island below, where he is injured and, finally, trapped. What begins as an almost ludicrous predicament soon tu...

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  • Kindness of Women, The
    Ballard, J.G.
    Published in 1991, this semi-autobiographical novel is a daring masterpiece from "one of the most important and intelligent voices in contemporary fiction" (Susan Sontag). "Rueful the way Primo Levi's work was" (New York Times Book Review), the novel follows fifteen-year-old Jim Graham as he leaves the ruins of postwar Shanghai, only to find that he cannot escape his own obsess...

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  • Best Short Stories of J. G. Ballard, The
    Ballard, J.G.
    First published in 1978, this 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 fo...

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  • Crash
    Ballard, J.G.

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  • Complete Stories of J.G. Ballard
    Ballard, J.G.

    $665.00 MXN

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  • Empire of the sun
    Ballard, J.G.

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