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Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun

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by J. G. Ballard
     
 

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From the creators of the movie tie-in blockbusteries, The Color Purple, comes the most certain money-making event of this winter. Empire of the Sun is the story of a young boy in Shanghai who witnesses the outbreak of World War II and the bombing of Nagasaki.

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From the creators of the movie tie-in blockbusteries, The Color Purple, comes the most certain money-making event of this winter. Empire of the Sun is the story of a young boy in Shanghai who witnesses the outbreak of World War II and the bombing of Nagasaki.

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From the Publisher
"An outstanding novel...a classic adventure story."
The New York Times

"A profound and moving work of the imagination."
Los Angeles Times Book Review

"An incredible literary achievement....Brilliant."
— Anthony Burgess

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780671648770
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/01/1985
Pages:
384

Meet the Author

J.G. Ballard is the author of numerous books, including Concrete Island, The Kindness of Women, and Crash. He is revered as one of the most important writers of fiction to address the consequences of twentieth-century technology. He lives in England.

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