Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun

J. G. Ballard


The vintage, award-winning novel, made well-known through Steven Spielberg’s movie, tells of a tender boy’s fight to outlive international conflict II in China.

Jim is separated from his mom and dad in an international at conflict. to outlive, he needs to discover a energy more than all of the occasions that encompass him.

Shanghai, 1941—a urban aflame from the fateful torch of Pearl Harbor. In streets jam-packed with chaos and corpses, a tender British boy searches in useless for his mom and dad. Imprisoned in a jap focus camp, he's witness to the fierce white flash of Nagasaki, because the bomb bellows the top of the war...and the sunrise of a blighted world.

Ballard’s enduring novel of warfare and deprivation, internment camps and loss of life marches, and hunger and survival is a decent coming-of-age story set in an international thrown totally out of joint.

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