The Complete Short Stories
Publish date: 2002
Pages no: 1200
Edition language: English
How can you not rate this five stars? It contains every story by a master storyteller. Many of the pieces are working outs of themes that receive fuller elaboration in his novels and many of the stories seem to cover the same ground in slightly different ways. Ballard reuses themes, names, and even ...
It's going to take me quite a while to work my way through this more than 1,000-page collection.Dec. 4, 2009 - Read "The Overloaded Man" last night. A prescient story about a man who can no longer face the demands of society and starts deconstructing and "turning off" his perception of every day obj...