Language:Chinese.Hardcover. Pub date: 08 2009 Pages: 1216 Publisher: WW Norton & Co. More than One Thousand Compelling pages from one of the most haunting. Cogent and individual Imaginations in contemporary literature.-William Boyd The American publication of The Complete Stories of JG Ballard is a landmark event. Increasingly recognized as one of the greatest and most prophetic novelists. JG Ballard was a writer of enormous inventive powers. who. in the words of Malcolm adbury. possessed. like Calvino . a remarkable gift for filling the empty deprived spaces of modern life with the invisible cities and the wonder worlds of imagination. Best known for his novels. such as Empire of the Sun and Crash. Ballard rose to fame as the ideal chronicler of disturbed modernity (The Observer). Perhaps less known. though equally illiant. were his devastatingly original short stories. whi...