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Super-Cannes

Super-Cannes

Author: J.G. Ballard
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A high-tech business park on the Mediterranean is the setting for a most disturbing crime in this reissue featuring a new introduction by Ali Smith. A disturbing mystery awaits Paul and Jane Sinclair when they arrive in Eden-Olympia, a high-tech business park in the hills above Cannes. Jane is to work as a doctor for those who live in this ultra-modern workers' paradise. But what caused her predecessor to go on a shooting spree that made headlines around the world? As Paul investigates, he begins to uncover a thriving subculture of crime that is spiralling out of control. Both novel of ideas and complex thriller, 'Super-Cannes' is an extraordinary satire from the author of 'Empire of the Sun', 'The Drowned World' and 'Crash'. This edition is part of a new commemorative series of Ballard's works, featuring introductions from a number of his admirers (including Robert Macfarlane, Hari Kunzru, James Lever and Zadie Smith) and brand-new cover designs from the artist Stanley Donwood.
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A high-tech business park on the Mediterranean coast is the setting for a crime of the most disturbing kind in this extraordinary bestseller from one of Britain's most important living novelists. / A Sunday Times top-ten bestseller in hardback, this novel will be given a stunning new cover treatment and reissued as part of an ongoing update of the JG Ballard series style.
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General Fields

  • : 9780006551607
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : Fourth Estate Ltd
  • : August 2001
  • : 197mm X 130mm
  • : September 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 416
  • : Modern fiction
  • : J.G. Ballard
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition