J.G. Ballard’s The Kindness Of Women

Seven years after J.G. Ballard published his semi-autobiographical World War II novel Empire Of The Sun, about his experiences as a young boy in Japanese-occupied Shanghai, he delivered a sequel that seemed to upend so much of what made the original […]

J.G. Ballard’s The Empire Of The Sun

I have to begin by thanking my brother Ken for introducing me to Ballard by shipping a copy of Empire Of The Sun to me across the Atlantic. I was even more grateful after finishing it. James Graham Ballard was born to British […]