The Unlimited Dream Company: A Novel

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When a light aircraft crashes into the Thames at Shepperton, the young pilot who struggles to the surface seems to have come back from the dead. Within hours everything in the suburb is strangely transformed.

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'A remarkable piece of invention, a flight from the world of the familiar and the real into the exotic universe of dream and desire dense and erotic and magical, a pleasure to read.' malcolm bradbury, New York Times 'Extraordinary there is no doubt of the intensity and originality of the imagination that conceived the scenes of Shepperton transformed into a paradise far beyond the scope of most novelists.' Spectator 'A remarkable fantasist Ballard's eloquence is as lush as the flowering vines he hangs from his multi-storey garages.' Observer

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"A remarkable piece of invention, a flight from the world of the familair and the real into the exotic universe of dream and desire... dense and erotic and magical, a pleasure to read." Malcolm Bradbury, NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

"Extraordinary...there is no doubt of the intensity and originality of the imagination that conceived the scenes of Shepperton transformed into a paradise...far beyond the scope of most novelists." SPECTATOR

"One of the most startling and original novelists. Extremely witty, Ballard's most optimistic book contains some of his strongest, most vivid prose...exuberant fantasy." TIME OUT

"A remarkable fantastist...rich, seductive...Ballard's eloquence is as lush as the flowering vines he hangs from his multi-storey garages." OBSERVER

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