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The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard

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  • Posted January 2, 2010

    Superb short stories

    Anyone who still thinks Science Fiction, Speculative Fiction, or whatever you want to call it, is inferior to what is considered mainstream literature, must change their minds after reading even a small random selection of the short stories in this complete anthology.

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  • Posted December 28, 2009

    Wonderful!

    I'm so glad to see all these collected in one volume. I've been hoping to get this author's collected works for quite some time--especially now that he's passed on.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 17, 2010

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    Beyond the Perimeters

    I usually do not go for short stories (except for maybe Donald Barthelme's short stories), but I am a JG Ballard fan after reading several of his novels many years ago. His writings seem to have a sort of conservative, Martian-like existence--they are that different than Earth-like, not always nice at all, but they are thought provoking. FA Hayek's economic nonfiction is so bizarre that it tends to drift into exposing the validity of the possible real existence of Ballard's scifi world. However, Hayek does it with never stating anything of the kind.

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