Richard Pearson, unemployed advertising executive and life-long rebel, is driving out to Brooklands, a motorway town on the M25. A few weeks earlier his father was fatally wounded at the Metro-Centre, a vast shopping mall in this apparently peaceful town, when a deranged mental patient opened fire on a crowd of shoppers.
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Review: Kingdom ComeUser Review - Jeremy - Goodreads
Man, do I love late career Ballard. A total skewering of mindless consumerism in an orgy of destruction and violence. 2 Thumbs Up!!! Read full review
Review: Kingdom ComeUser Review - Natasa Tovornik - Goodreads
A book that shows how passiveness and consumerism can lead to fascism. How "belonging to" can turn us against each-other and how voting with credit cards creates a dysfunctional society. At times maybe a bit far fetched but a great read anyhow. Read full review