Miracles of Life download free [PDF and Ebook] by J. G. Ballard

Miracles of Life download free [PDF and Ebook] by J. G. Ballard year 2009
  • Book name: Miracles of Life
  • Author: J. G. Ballard
  • Release date: 2009/6/6
  • Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780007272341
  • Rating: 9.75 of 10
  • Votes: 202
  • Review by: Olevia Westmoreland
  • Review rating: 9.79 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/16
  • Total pages: 288
  • Includes a PDF summary of 25 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: J. G. Ballard was, for over fifty years, one of this country's most significant writers. Beginning with the events that inspired his classic novel, `Empire of the Sun', this revelatory autobiography charts the course of his astonishing life.`Miracles of Life' takes us from the vibrant surroundings of pre-war Shanghai, to the deprivations and unexpected freedoms of Lunghua Camp, to Ballard's arrival in a devastated Britain. Ballard recounts his first attempts at fiction and his part in the social and artistic revolutions of the 60s. He describes his friendships with figures as diverse as Kingsley Amis, Michael Moorcock and Eduardo Paolozzi alongside recollections of his domestic life in Shepperton - raising three children as a single father following the unexpected and premature death of his wife.`Miracles of Life' is both a captivating narrative of the experiences that have shaped this extraordinary writer's works, his distinctive outlook and his original visions of the future, and is also an account of a remarkable life.This edition is part of a new commemorative series of Ballard's works, featuring introductions from a number of his admirers (including Ali Smith, Hari Kunzru, Neil Gaiman and Martin Amis) and brand-new cover designs.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 17H21M35S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Studies: From C 1900 -, Literary Studies: Fiction, Novelists & Prose Writers, Autobiography: Literary
  • Available formats: DOC, EPUB, TCR, PDF, TXT, SNB, MobiPocket, WORD. Compressed in ZIP, LZMA, CHM, ISO, RAR, AZW3, TAR.XZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 11.61 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x23mm
  • Weight: 280g
  • Printed by: FOURTH ESTATE LTD
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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