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RIP J.G Ballard

Discussion in 'Booktalk' started by Takara, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. Takara

    Takara My goodness! I see turnips everywhere ★ SPS Account Holder

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    I mostly remember him for writing Empire of the Sun. It was so good, and sad. I have a special place for that movie. I remember it did make me cry. :( He died at 78 after a long illness
     
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    He was one heck of a writer. Inspiration to many. Too bad (or perhaps good) that he didn't get to see whether his visions came true or not...
     
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    Didn't come true? I don't know about that. A lot of the things he wrote about I could see happening in a typical metropolis these days. Brilliant writer. Sci-fi enough for us nerds, but deep and thought-provoking enough for the English majors.
     
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