'Ballard's finest novel... Vibrant with irony and images, a triumph of artistry and feeling.' The Times 'Ingenious... High-Rise is an intense and vivid bestiary, which lingers unsettlingly in the mind.' Martin Amis 'A gripping read, particularly if you like your thrills chilly, bloody and with claims to social relevance.' Time Out 'An eerie glimpse into the future. A fast-moving, spine-tingling fable of the concrete jungle.' Daily Express 'Chilling... Ballard is a prophetic writer' Sunday Times
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About the Author
J.G. Ballard was born in Shanghai in 1930 and lived in England from 1946 until his death in London in 2009. He is the author of nineteen novels, including Empire of the Sun, The Drought, and Crash, with many of them made into major films.