July 21, 2020

Concrete Island

I started reading J.G. Ballard in the middle of his “modern life is rubbish” trilogy, having not read Crash. Actually, “started” is the wrong way to put it: I’ve read The Wind from Nowhere before, but that’s not great. So not great, in fact, that the “About this Author” section in his other books pretends that he started writing later, claiming The Drowned World as his first novel. Anyway, Concrete Island is a good read. Read more

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