The Drought

The Drought

by J. G. Ballard

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Overview

An apocalyptic dystopia like no other, one whose "originality and power [of] vision can be felt" (Times Literary Supplement).

Water. Man’s most precious commodity is a luxury of the past. Radioactive waste from years of industrial dumping has caused the sea to form a protective skin strong enough to devastate the Earth it once sustained. And while the remorseless sun beats down on the dying land, civilization itself begins to crack. The world is threatened by dramatic climate change in this highly acclaimed and influential novel, one of the most important early works by the best-selling author of Cocaine Nights and Super-Cannes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780871404015
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 04/16/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 364,074
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

J.G. Ballard was born in Shanghai in 1930 and lived in England from 1946 until his death in London in 2009. He is the author of nineteen novels, including Empire of the Sun, The Drought, and Crash, with many of them made into major films.

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