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Empire of the sun, J.G. Ballard

Sheila Hales

Empire of the sun, J.G. Ballard

by Sheila Hales

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Published by Heinemann Educational in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Great Britain.,
  • Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    In plastic slip case.

    Statementunit written by Sheila Hales.
    SeriesTeaching strategies for literature and language, Heinemann fiction project
    ContributionsBallard, J. G. 1930-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR51.G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21413326M
    ISBN 10043516418X
    OCLC/WorldCa19509950

    Essay on Empire of the Sun by d - Empire of the Sun. d J.G Ballard, is a book that presents war in many different ways. Jim’s parents, the Japanese Soldiers and Jim itself can be considered as the individual expressed in the book however I will focus mainly on Jim. Empire Of The Sun By J. G. Gilman Words | 8 Pages. Empire of the sun was written by a man named J. G. Ballard. This novel is an personal account of his time in Shanghai and in the Lunghua prison camp during World War II. This book reveals much about the author (J.G. Ballard) through the eyes of a fictional character Jim.

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    Empire of the Sun. The book is realistic, written in the second person, and very frank without being either overly grahpic or morbid, when describing the misery and death endured as a prisoner of the Japanese in China, during WWII. There is hardly any likeness between the book and the movie.4/5(3).   Thusly, this was our knowledge of Empire of the Sun since having first seen it back in J.G. Ballard’s Empire of the Sun. We put off reading the novel, for whatever reason. It’s based on Ballard’s childhood experiences in Shanghai as the Second World War erupted.


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J.G. Ballard is the author of numerous books, including Concrete Island, The Kindness of Women, and Crash. He is revered as one of the most important writers of fiction to address the consequences of twentieth-century technology.

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