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Ballard's prose is beautiful in a dark, grimey kind of way and I loved it.
Through the entirety of this book, J.G. Ballard expresses his perverse imagination by connecting the technology of automobiles to sexual fantasies.
I think it's been a very long time since I've read a book that BORED me this much.
A harsh story of sex and car crashes, which I found most of the time repelling, but ultimately morphs into a tale of self destruction. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Gabriel Caracciolo
"...the endless highway systems along which we moved contained the formulas for an infinity of sexual bliss. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Sir Charles Panther
A review by Dr. Joseph Suglia
"How does it feel / to be driven away from your own steering wheel? Read more
this will be remembered and at last seen as the TRUE visionary work of literature that it most certainly IS. Read morePublished 4 months ago by gcd
A brilliant and disturbing performance by Ballard, master of dystopia and second only to Graham Greene in his ability to evoke by metaphor. The writing is wonderful. Read morePublished 4 months ago by P. Stern
I should probably offer the disclaimer that this was assigned reading, so I may be predisposed to disliking Crash. Read morePublished 5 months ago by D.B.
I bought this book because it was required for a college course, but I absolutely hated every twisted minute of it. I wish I could scrub it from my brain. Honestly.Published 10 months ago by Lil Mondu
Not for the faint of heart, but much more involving than the movie. It offers a picture of modern society that is not easy to take--the strong connection between mechanized death... Read morePublished 14 months ago by John F. Dewitt