A novel of war, of starvation and survival, of internment camps and death marches, which blends honesty with a vision of a world thrown utterly out of joint. It is rooted in the author's own experience of war in our time. The novel won "The Guardian" Fiction Prize.
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J.G. Ballard is the author of numerous books, including Concrete Island, The Kindness of Women, and Crash. He is revered as one of the most important writers of fiction to address the consequences of twentieth-century technology. He lives in England.Review:
"An outstanding novel...a classic adventure story."
-- The New York Times
"A profound and moving work of the imagination."
-- Los Angeles Times Book Review
"An incredible literary achievement....Brilliant."
-- Anthony Burgess
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Book Description Flamingo/Harper Collins 199, London. New. Book Condition: New. "Best British novel about the Second World War" based on Ballard`s own experience as boy during WW2 in Shanghai and internment camp1941-45. Soft Covers. Bookseller Inventory # 002134
Book Description Flamingo, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0006547001
Book Description Flamingo, 1994. Brossura. Book Condition: nuovo. senza sovraccoperta. prima edizione. Bookseller Inventory # NA024
Book Description Flamingo, 1994. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780006547006