Day of Creation, The

J. G. Ballard, Joshua Cohen

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Published: 4th Sep '06

£8.99

‘Classic Ballard. Mesmerising. No one writes with such haunting impact’ William Boyd

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SKU: 9780007227891

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‘Classic Ballard. Mesmerising. No one writes with such haunting impact’ William Boyd In parched, war-torn central Africa, Dr Mallory watches his clinic fail and dreams of discovering a third Nile to make the Sahara bloom. During his search for water, an ancient tree stump is uprooted by a bulldozer and water wells up, spreading until it becomes an enormous river. With the once arid land now abounding in birds and beasts, the obsessed Mallory forges up-river in an old car ferry, clashing with hostile factions as he tries to find the source of his own creation. This edition is part of a new commemorative series of Ballard’s works, featuring introductions from a number of his admirers (including Ali Smith, Iain Sinclair, Martin Amis and Ned Beauman) and brand-new cover designs from the artist Stanley Donwood.

Additional information

Weight 0.22 kg
Dimensions 19 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 288