The Atrocity Exhibition (Flamingo Modern Classics)

The Atrocity Exhibition (Flamingo Modern Classics)

The Atrocity Exhibition (Flamingo Modern Classics)

J. G. Ballard


A prophetic and experimental masterpiece through J. G. Ballard, the acclaimed writer of 'Crash' and 'Super-Cannes'. This version contains explanatory notes from the writer. The irrational, all-pervading violence of the trendy global is the topic of this awesome journey de strength. The vital character's goals are haunted by way of photographs of John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe, useless astronauts and car-crash sufferers as he traverses the screaming wastes of apprehensive breakdown. looking his sanity, he casts himself in a couple of roles: H-bomber pilot, presidential murderer, crash sufferer, psychopath. ultimately, throughout the black, perverse magic of violence he transcends his psychic turmoil to discover the main to a strange new sexuality. during this revised version, Ballard has further wide annotation that support to release the various mysteries of 1 of the main prophetic, enigmatic and unique works of the past due 20th century. This version is a part of a brand new commemorative sequence of Ballard's works, that includes introductions from a few his admirers (including Neil Gaiman, Iain Sinclair, James Lever and Ali Smith) and brand-new disguise designs.

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