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Author Ballard, J. G., 1930-2009.
Uniform Title Short stories
Title The complete stories of J.G. Ballard.
Published New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2009.
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 Reading Room  PR6052.A46 A6 2009    IN LIBRARY
 Generously Provided By: Robert and Maureen GohstandReading Room Bookplate Image 
Edition 1st American ed.
Description xv, 1199 p. ; 24 cm.
Note Previously published as: The complete short stories.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / by Martin Amis -- Author's introduction -- Prima belladonna -- Escapement -- The concentration city -- Venus smiles -- Manhole 69 -- Track 12 -- The waiting grounds -- Now : zero -- The sound-sweep -- Zone of terror -- Chronopolis -- The voices of time -- The last world of Mr. Goddard -- Studio 5, the stars -- Deep end -- The overloaded man -- Mr. F is Mr. F -- Billennium -- The gentle assassin -- The insane ones -- The garden of time -- The thousand dreams of Stellavista -- Thirteen to Centaurus -- Passport to eternity -- The cage of sand -- The watch-towers -- The singing statues -- The man on the 99th floor -- The subliminal man -- The reptile enclosure -- A question of re-entry -- The time-tombs -- Now wakes the sea -- The Venus hunters -- End-game -- Minus one -- The sudden afternoon -- The screen game -- Time of passage -- Prisoner of the coral deep -- The lost Leonardo -- The terminal beach -- The illuminated man -- The delta at sunset -- The drowned giant -- The Gioconda of the twilight noon -- The volcano dances -- The beach murders -- The day of forever -- The impossible man -- Storm-bird, storm-dreamer -- Tomorrow is a million years -- The assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy considered as a downhill motor race -- Cry hope, cry fury! -- The recognition -- The cloud-sculptors of Coral D -- Why I want to fuck Ronald Reagan -- The dead astronaut -- The Comsat angels -- The killing ground -- A place and a time to die -- Say goodbye to the wind -- The greatest television show on earth -- My dream of flying to Wake Island -- The air disaster -- Low-flying aircraft -- The life and death of God -- Notes towards a mental breakdown -- The 60 minute zoom -- The smile -- The ultimate city -- The dead time -- The index -- The intensive care unit -- Theatre of war -- Having a wonderful time -- One afternoon at Utah Beach -- Zodiac 2000 -- Motel architecture -- A host of furious fancies -- News from the sun -- Memories of the space age -- Myths of the near future -- Report on an unidentified space station -- The object of the attack -- Answers to a quesionnaire -- The man who walked on the moon -- The secret history of World War 3 -- Love in a colder climate -- The enormous space -- The largest theme park in the world -- War fever -- Dream cargoes -- A guide to virtual death -- The message from Mars -- Report from an obscure planet -- New stories for the American edition -- The secret autobiography of J.G.B. -- The dying fall.
Summary Collects all ninety-two of the late author's stories--including "Prima Belladonna," "Dead Time," and "The Index"--Which span five decades and explore everything from musical orchids to human cannibalism to the secret history of World War III.
Subject Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Genre Short stories.
Collection Title Robert and Maureen Gohstand Reading Room Collection.
ISBN 9780393072624
OCLC number 317919480