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Publisher Description

"A remarkable piece of invention, a flight from the world of the familiar and the real into the exotic universe of dream and desire." —New York Times Book Review

When a light aircraft crashes into the Thames at Shepperton, the young pilot who struggles to the surface minutes later seems to have come back from the dead. Within hours everything in the dormitory suburb is transformed. Vultures invade rooftops, luxuriant tropical vegetation overruns the quiet avenues, and the local inhabitants are propelled by the young man’s urgent visions through ecstatic sexual celebrations toward an apocalyptic climax. In this characteristically inventive novel Ballard displays to devastating effect the extraordinary imagination that has established him as one of the twentieth century’s most visionary writers.

GENRE
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
RELEASED
2013
May 20
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
240
Pages
PUBLISHER
Liveright
SELLER
W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.
SIZE
608.1
KB

Customer Reviews

Captain Bergeron ,

Brilliant.

An Easter reverie written by Walt Whitman while on meth.

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