Ballard, J. G.

$375.00 MXN


When J. G. Ballard, our narrator, smashes his car into another and watches a man die in front of him, he finds himself drawn with increasing intensity to the mangled impacts of car crashes. Robert Vaughan, a former TV scientist turned nightmare angel of the expressway, has gathered around him a collection of alienated crash victims and experiments with a series of autoerotic atrocities, each more sinister than the last. But Vaughan craves the ultimate crash—a head-on collision of blood, semen, engine coolant, and iconic celebrity.

St. Martin's Press
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Otros libros del autor

  • 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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  • 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...

    $403.00 MXN

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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. ...

    $312.00 MXN

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  • Relatos, 1
    Ballard, J. G.
    Las historias de Ballard tratan de nuestro tiempo, están situadas en una especie de "presente profético", no las proyecta hacia el futuro; lo que le interesa es el futuro real que él veía próximo y que no ha perdido un ápice de su pertinencia. En la gran tradición de la ficción breve especulativa, Ballard es un maestro consumado de este género. Como él mismo explica: "Los relat...

    $789.00 MXN

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  • Crystal World, The
    Ballard, J. G.
    J. G. Ballard's fourth novel, which established his reputation as a writer of extraordinary talent and imaginative powers, tells the story of a physician specializing in the treatment of leprosy who is invited to a small outpost in the interior of Africa. Finding the roadways blocked, he takes to the river, and embarks on a frightening journey through a strange petrified forest...

    $349.00 MXN

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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...

    $392.00 MXN

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