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The Complete Short Stories

Ric JerrromWilliam GaminaraSean BarrettWilliam HopeJeff Harding

Immerse yourself in the extraordinary world of J. G. Ballard with 'The Complete Short Stories.' Spanning five decades, this collection of 98 enthralling tales will captivate your imagination. Ballard's unmatched range and mesmerizing cadences evoke the literary genius of Kafka and Borges. Explore themes of human nature, the secret history of World War III, and more. Highly acclaimed, this Washington Post Best Book of 2009 is a literary masterpiece. The audiobook version, narrated by Audible Studios, brings Ballard's stories to life in a captivating and immersive way. Discover the brilliance of J. G. Ballard in this compelling collection.

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Description

Are you ready to immerse yourself in the world of literary genius? Look no further than The Complete Short Stories by J. G. Ballard. This remarkable collection of 98 enthralling and pulse-quickening stories is sure to captivate your imagination and leave you begging for more.

A Literary Icon

J. G. Ballard is recognized as one of the greatest and most prophetic writers in the world. His body of work is unparalleled in 20th-century literature, and his ability to create mesmerizing tales is nothing short of extraordinary. With the release of The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard, listeners now have the opportunity to celebrate the unmatched range and mesmerizing cadences of this literary genius.

An Eclectic Mix

What sets The Complete Short Stories apart from other collections is its sheer diversity. Spanning five decades, these stories take you on a journey through different genres, themes, and emotions. From musical orchids to human cannibalism, Ballard's imaginative creations will leave you spellbound. His ability to blend modern paranoia with fantastical elements is reminiscent of the hallucinations depicted in the works of Kafka and Borges.

Unforgettable Themes

Within the pages of The Complete Short Stories, you'll encounter themes that will push the boundaries of your imagination. Ballard delves into the secret history of World War III, exploring the hidden depths of human nature and the consequences of our actions. Each story is intricately woven, immersing you in a world that is both familiar and surreal.

Award-Winning Recognition

It comes as no surprise that The Complete Short Stories has received critical acclaim. This masterpiece has been hailed as a Washington Post Best Book of 2009, a Boston Globe Best Book, a Los Angeles Times Favorite Book, and a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book. These accolades are a testament to the profound impact and literary prowess of J. G. Ballard.

The Audiobook Experience

For the ultimate immersive experience, the audiobook version of The Complete Short Stories is a must-listen. With the captivating narration by the talented Audible Studios, each story comes to life in a way that is both captivating and mesmerizing. Lose yourself in Ballard's world as the stories unfold before your very ears. The combination of Ballard's brilliant writing and the powerful narration will transport you to a realm of literary magic.

About the Author

J. G. Ballard is a name that needs no introduction. Born in 1930, he has left an indelible mark on the literary world. His unique perspective and ability to explore the depths of the human psyche have made him a literary icon. With numerous awards and critical acclaim to his name, J. G. Ballard remains a timeless figure in the realm of literature.

About the Publisher

Audible Studios, the publisher of The Complete Short Stories, is known for its commitment to delivering high-quality audiobooks that leave listeners spellbound. With their meticulous attention to detail and dedication to providing an immersive experience, Audible Studios ensures that each story comes to life in a way that is both captivating and unforgettable.

Additional Info

Book Name: The Complete Short Stories
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: J. G. Ballard
Narrators: Ric JerrromWilliam GaminaraSean BarrettWilliam HopeJeff Harding
Genres: Literature & Fiction
Audiobook Length: 63H21M
Publisher: Audible Studios
Language: English
Publish Date: 2014-08-26
Last Price: 14.95 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What is the title of the short story collection?

The Complete Short Stories

Who is the author of the short story collection?

J. G. Ballard

Who is the publisher of the short story collection?

Audible Studios

How many stories are included in the collection?

98

What is the genre of the short stories?

Various

When was the short story collection released?

2009

What are some praised books that are similar to The Complete Short Stories?

The Washington Post Best Book of 2009, Boston Globe Best Book, Los Angeles Times Favorite Book, San Francisco Chronicle Best Book

What do listeners have a means to celebrate with the release of The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard?

The unmatched range and mesmerizing cadences of a literary genius

What are some themes explored in the short stories?

Musical orchids, human cannibalism, and the secret history of World War III

What is the opinion about the lack of chapter titles in the audiobook?

Disappointed and makes it hard to find specific shorts that have been recommended

Which narrator's performance is criticized in the user reviews?

Jeff Harding

What is the overall opinion about the audiobook collection?

Mixed, with some praising it as an incredible collection and others finding it flawed

Reviews

10 reviews for this audiobook
  • Em
    Emily 25-Oct-2023

    I absolutely loved The Complete Short Stories by J. G. Ballard. The stories were engaging and thought-provoking. The narrator did an excellent job of bringing the stories to life. Highly recommend!

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    Michael 01-Nov-2023

    The Complete Short Stories is a must-listen for fans of J. G. Ballard. The stories are diverse and showcase Ballard's unique style. The narrator's delivery was captivating. Definitely worth a listen!

  • So
    Sophia 15-Nov-2023

    I couldn't stop listening to The Complete Short Stories. Ballard's imagination knows no bounds. The narrator did an outstanding job of immersing me into each story. Highly enjoyable!

  • Ja
    Jacob 27-Nov-2023

    The Complete Short Stories is a literary gem. Ballard's writing is captivating and keeps you hooked from beginning to end. The narration was top-notch. I highly recommend this audiobook!

  • Ol
    Olivia 01-Dec-2023

    If you're a fan of J. G. Ballard, The Complete Short Stories is a must-have. The range of stories is impressive, and the narrator's performance enhances the experience. Don't miss out on this one!

  • Et
    Ethan 31-Dec-2023

    The stories in The Complete Short Stories are outrageously imaginative. Ballard's writing style is unique and engaging. The narration added another layer of depth to each story. Highly recommend!

  • Mi
    Mia 30-Jan-2024

    I thoroughly enjoyed listening to The Complete Short Stories. Ballard's storytelling is captivating, and the narrator's voice was perfect for the collection. A truly memorable experience.

  • No
    Noah 20-Feb-2024

    The Complete Short Stories is a fantastic audiobook. Ballard's stories are a mix of sci-fi and social commentary, and the narrator's performance was top-notch. Highly recommended for fans of the genre!

  • Av
    Ava 23-Mar-2024

    The Complete Short Stories is a literary feast. Ballard's writing is exquisitely crafted, and the narrator's delivery was impeccable. I was thoroughly engrossed in each story. Highly recommend!

  • Li
    Liam 28-Apr-2024

    The Complete Short Stories is a brilliant collection. Ballard's imagination is unmatched, and the narrator's voice brought the stories to life. A must-listen for any fan of great storytelling.

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