This early novel by the author of CRASH and EMPIRE OF THE SUN is at once a fast paced narrative, a stunning evocation of a flooded, tropical London of the near future and a speculative foray into the workings of the unconscious mind....Continua
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Ballard's debut novel offers a ponentially interesting psychological take on a standard post-apocalyptic setting and hammers it non-stop throughout a boring, badly balanced and pretty racist book.
Davvero stupendo, soprattutto se si considera che è stato scritto negli anni '60!
Descrive uno scenario apocalittico assolutamente verosimile e quanto mai moderno!
Il sole gigantesco che invade gli occhi e la mente, i rettili che riprendono il sopravvento, l'acqua che ricopre e cancella i segni di ogni civiltà...
un lento ritorno al punto di partenza, al liquido amniotico del brodo primordiale in cui la vita si è sviluppata e verso cui tornerà...
"I loved this book only recently read even if its writing is up to '60s.
The world is covered by water, cities are blue lagoons surrounded by jungles and reptiles and iguanas. Men are dying: everywhere the temperature rises and the sun becomes bigger and bigger in the eyes of the survivors...
Ballard depicts the new environment with scientific precision, but it is the psychological analysis of the characters that strucks deeply the reader: humankind is regressing to the triassic era and the humans ancestral fears and obsessions take hold of their mind. Rationality progressively disappear and only the sun remains, beating as a colossal red heart in the mind of Kerans.
Wow, the water of the lagoons is a warm primordial soup and Kerans looks forward to plunge into it and to never resurface again...
Oneiric and strangely realistic. "...Continua