Miracles of Life

Miracles of Life

J. G. Ballard


J. G. Ballard was once, for over fifty years, certainly one of this country's most important writers. starting with the occasions that encouraged his vintage novel, 'Empire of the Sun', this revelatory autobiography charts the process his stunning life.

'Miracles of Life' takes us from the colourful atmosphere of pre-war Shanghai, to the deprivations and unforeseen freedoms of Lunghua Camp, to Ballard's arrival in a devastated Britain. Ballard recounts his first makes an attempt at fiction and his half within the social and inventive revolutions of the 60s. He describes his friendships with figures as assorted as Kingsley Amis, Michael Moorcock and Eduardo Paolozzi along reminiscences of his household lifestyles in Shepperton -- elevating 3 young children as a unmarried father following the unforeseen and untimely dying of his wife.

'Miracles of Life' is either an enthralling narrative of the reviews that experience formed this outstanding writer's works, his special outlook and his unique visions of the longer term, and can also be an account of a impressive existence.

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