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The Crystal World - JG Ballard

£25.00

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175pp. 1968. Softcover. Cover painting by Max Ernst. Good condition, cover image faded. crease on front cover. Pages tanned. Overall expected with age of book.

First Panther edition of book in 1968.

Through a ‘leaking’ of time, the West African jungle starts to crystallize. Trees metamorphose into enormous jewels. Crocodiles encased in second glittering skins lurch down the river. Pythons with huge blind gemstone eyes rear in heraldic poses. Most flee the area in terror, afraid to face a catastrophe they cannot understand.
But some, dazzled and strangely entranced, remain to drift through this dreamworld forest: a doctor in pursuit of his ex-mistress, an enigmatic Jesuit wielding a crystal cross and a tribe of lepers searching for Paradise.
In this tour de force of the imagination, Ballard transports the reader into one of his most unforgettable landscapes.

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Author(s):
JG Ballard
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
Publisher:
Panther

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175pp. 1968. Softcover. Cover painting by Max Ernst. Good condition, cover image faded. crease on front cover. Pages tanned. Overall expected with age of book.

First Panther edition of book in 1968.

Through a ‘leaking’ of time, the West African jungle starts to crystallize. Trees metamorphose into enormous jewels. Crocodiles encased in second glittering skins lurch down the river. Pythons with huge blind gemstone eyes rear in heraldic poses. Most flee the area in terror, afraid to face a catastrophe they cannot understand.
But some, dazzled and strangely entranced, remain to drift through this dreamworld forest: a doctor in pursuit of his ex-mistress, an enigmatic Jesuit wielding a crystal cross and a tribe of lepers searching for Paradise.
In this tour de force of the imagination, Ballard transports the reader into one of his most unforgettable landscapes.

Author(s):
JG Ballard
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
Publisher:
Panther

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