The House of Fiction

By Phyllis Richardson

A cultural exploration of British houses in fiction from Shandy Hall to Manderley

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

J G Ballard, High-Rise

Reading around the authors at the moment. The current London skyscraper debate made me think of Ballard's dystopian views. For example, this from High-Rise: 'The internal time of the high-rise, like an artificial psychological climate,operated to its own rhythms, generated by a combination of alcohol and insomnia.'

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