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JG Ballard

JG Ballard (James Graham Ballard) was an English writer of fiction and a prominent member of the New Wave movement in science fiction. His most famous works however are Crash - adapted to a film of the same name by David Cronenberg and Empire of the Sun which was made into an award winning film by Steven Spielberg.


    • The Wind From Nowhere (1961)
    • The Drowned World (1962)
    • The Burning World (1964; also The Drought, 1965)
    • The Crystal World (1966)
    • Crash (1973)
    • Concrete Island (1974)
    • High Rise (1975)
    • The Unlimited Dream Company (1979)
    • Hello America (1981)
    • Empire of the Sun (1984)
    • The Day of Creation (1987)
    • Running Wild (1988)
    • The Kindness of Women (1991)
    • Rushing to Paradise (1994)
    • Cocaine Nights (1996)
    • Super-Cannes (2000)
    • Millennium People (2003)
    • Kingdom Come (2006)
The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.
- Terry Pratchett

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