The Resource High-rise, J.G. Ballard

High-rise, J.G. Ballard

Label
High-rise
Title
High-rise
Statement of responsibility
J.G. Ballard
Title variation
High rise
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
J. G. Ballard's compelling and unnerving tale of what happens when life in a luxury apartment building descends into chaos. Within the walls of an elegant forty-story high-rise, the affluent tenants are hell-bent on an orgy of destruction. Cocktail parties degenerate into marauding attacks on "enemy" floors, and the once-luxurious amenities become an arena for mayhem. In this visionary novel, the veneer of civilised society is stripped away as the inhabitants of the high-rise, driven by primal urges, create a dystopian world ruled by intimidation and violence
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1930-2009
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ballard, J. G.
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • High-rise apartment buildings
  • Neighbors
  • Dystopias
Target audience
adult
Label
High-rise, J.G. Ballard
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Now a major motion picture"--Cover
  • Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 1975
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
248 pages
Isbn
9780008134891
Isbn Type
(trade paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 205839
  • 5551508
Label
High-rise, J.G. Ballard
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Now a major motion picture"--Cover
  • Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 1975
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
248 pages
Isbn
9780008134891
Isbn Type
(trade paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 205839
  • 5551508

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