High-Rise: A Novel
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  • High-Rise: A Novel

High-Rise: A Novel

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by J. G. Ballard
     
 

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"Harsh and ingenious! High Rise is an intense and vivid bestiary, which lingers unsettlingly in the mind." —Martin Amis, New Statesman

When a class war erupts inside a luxurious apartment block, modern elevators become violent battlegrounds and cocktail parties degenerate into marauding attacks on “enemy” floors. In this

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"Harsh and ingenious! High Rise is an intense and vivid bestiary, which lingers unsettlingly in the mind." —Martin Amis, New Statesman

When a class war erupts inside a luxurious apartment block, modern elevators become violent battlegrounds and cocktail parties degenerate into marauding attacks on “enemy” floors. In this visionary tale, human society slips into violent reverse as once-peaceful residents, driven by primal urges, re-create a world ruled by the laws of the jungle.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871404732
Publisher:
Liveright Publishing Corporation
Publication date:
02/27/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
102,199
File size:
0 MB

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