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  • The Voices Of Time
  • J.G. Ballard
  • English
  • 04 June 2018
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10 thoughts on “The Voices Of Time

  1. says:

    It's a tribute to both the nature and scope of Ballard's imagination that this 1964 collection of stories has scarcely aged at all The technological barely concerns him only intruding into his narratives as a part of the fabric of life Where it is central as with the capture of embedded sound in 'The Sound Sweep' it's oft

  2. says:

    I loved these short stories so vivid and the imagery haunts me occasionally still The Garden of Time story in particular filled me with irreconcilable pathos I wonder why I have not gotten around to reading Balla

  3. says:

    Think this was the first short story collection I read by BallardI never uite know how to describe him but 'weird' and 'wonderful' are always in the list of adjectives

  4. says:

    Not a ton to say on this one The thing is because Ballard is such an intense writer I had trouble going directl

  5. says:

    A rather uneual collect

  6. says:

    Another magnificent collection of perception altering weirdness by one of the finest author's the United Kingdom has ever produced 'The Voices of Time' not only reaches the same vertiginous heights of excellence

  7. says:

    The best prose in science fiction you can wish for The happenings constitute a different world where people are still trying to adapt The book lost me here and there but then a great idea or a good ending shook me and prepared me to go on to the next tale

  8. says:

    I'm not much of Sci Fi fan but I am glad this was recommended by a friend Ballard had my attention from page one There was

  9. says:

    yes i am reading two of his books at the same time so what ya wanna fightaboutit

  10. says:

    My first Ballard Solid short story collection Found this much approachable than Crash which I was considering getting originally from what I read in store

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The Voices Of Time

Ion'These haunting tales of pity and terror and longing firmly grounded in psychological realism and tightly plotted transcend classification as fantasy or science fiction; they are literature of the highest order Jacket description yes i am reading two of his books at the same time so what ya wanna fightaboutit

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Susan Sontag Anthony Burgess Graham Greene William Burroughs Robert Nye and Angela Carter are among the host of admirers of J G Ballard's fiction His extraordinary inventiveness and the unfailing grace and energy of his writing are It s a tribute to both the nature and scope of Ballard s imagination that this 1964 collection of stories has scarcely aged at all The technological barely concerns him only intruding into his narratives as a part of the fabric of life Where it is central as with the capture of embedded sound in The Sound Sweep it s often so bizarre as to be completely original But what really seems to motivate Ballard is mood Again and again he returns to the same haunting images like a vulture circling the carcass of his unconscious Abandoned cityscapes recur constantly a recapitulation perhaps of his boyhood experiences of an evacuated Shanghai It makes for an eerie body of fiction that I find irresistibleThe most notable stories in this collection are The Overloaded Man a frightening study of the nature of perception and The Garden of Time a tale of decline and fall that is simple and momentous enough to achieve mythic status Pandora Noves Histries De Vampirs 1 unfailing grace and energy of his writing are It s a tribute to both the nature and scope of Ballard s imagination that this 1964 collection of stories has scarcely aged at all The technological barely concerns him only intruding into his narratives as a part of the fabric of life Where it is central as with the capture of embedded sound in The Sound Sweep it s often so bizarre as to be completely original But what really seems to motivate Ballard is mood Again and again he returns to the same haunting images like a vulture circling the carcass of his Anayurt Oteli unconscious Abandoned cityscapes recur constantly a recapitulation perhaps of his boyhood experiences of an evacuated Shanghai It makes for an eerie body of fiction that I find irresistibleThe most notable stories in this collection are The Overloaded Man a frightening study of the nature of perception and The Garden of Time a tale of decline and fall that is simple and momentous enough to achieve mythic status

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Triumphantly displayed in this classic collection of stories which includes 'The Overloaded Man' 'Chronopolis' and 'The Garden of Time' which Anthony Burgess called 'one of the most beautiful stories of the world canon of short fict Another magnificent collection of perception altering weirdness by one of the finest author s the United Kingdom has ever produced The Voices of Time not only reaches the same vertiginous heights of excellence that his Terminal Beach achieved but somehow their reach is somewhat higher not only are these finely wrought tales hugely engrossing they are also profoundly inspirational truly JG Ballard s tremendous talent was a greatly rewarding gift for all lovers of superlative thinking


About the Author: J.G. Ballard

James Graham J G Ballard 15 November 1930 – 19 April 2009 was an English novelist short story writer and essayist Ballard came to be associated with the New Wave of science fiction early in his career with apocalyptic or post apocalyptic novels such as The Drowned World 1962 The Burning World 1964 and The Crystal World 1966 In the late 1960s and early 1970s Ballard focused on a