J. G. Ballard
Picador, New York, 2008; originally published 1973, English
ISBN: 9780312420338

A television “scientist’s“ sexual fetishism involving car-crash victims is the premise of this novel that explores the dehumanizing effects of modern technology. The novel was made into a 1996 film by David Cronenberg. 


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Karim Rashid

Dark, subversive, paced beautifully, with an obsession with the underworld. I was always a fan of Ballard and science fiction. I love all his books as well as those of Sterling, Gibson, and Asimov.

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