Miracles of Life: Shanghai to Shepperton: An Autobiography
Publish date: April 4th 2008
Publisher: Fourth Estate (GB)
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
An eminently readable autobiography from a man who's fiction can sometimes be enigmatic, sometimes deliberately intended to shock, showing numerous repeated themes and tropes. Where did those themes come from? Since the publication of Empire of the Sun it has been clear that the strongest and most o...
J.G. Ballard's death autobiography makes an excellent read, illustrating a craft refined over decades of life, and perhaps arguing that Ballard was for much of his life in the wrong genre. the success of [b:Empire of the Sun|56674|Empire of the Sun|J.G. Ballard|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/133851918...
This is JG Ballard's autobiography, including a significant chunk that tells the true story on which "Empire of the Sun" is based.The Chinese aspect was the main draw for me, but in fact his contact, experience and knowledge of Chinese people, food and culture was negligible. Nevertheless, I enjoye...
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00mzdkt/Miracles_of_Life_Episode_1/Read by James Laurenson.
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