The Unlimited Dream Company
From the author of the Sunday Times bestseller Cocaine Nights comes an acclaimed backlist title - in which suburban London is transformed into an exotic dreamworld - now reissued in new cover style.When a light aircraft crashes into the Thames at Shepperton, the young pilot who struggles to the surface minutes later seems to have come back from the dead. Within hours everything in the dormitory suburb is strangely transformed. Vultures invade the rooftops, luxuriant tropical vegetation overruns the quiet avenues, and the local inhabitants are propelled by the young man's urgent visions through ecstatic sexual celebrations towards an apocalyptic climax.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tikitu-reviews - LibraryThing
I'm starting to get the spooky feeling that Ballard isn't Ballard at all, but another man of that name. Or, less cryptically, that the apex of Ballard-ism that delighted me so much and that has sent ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - michaeldwebb - LibraryThing
A really really annoying book - supposed to be surreal, which it is, but not in a Kafka type way, just in a really annoying way... didn't bother finishing it which is v. unusual for me/ Read full review