By J. G. Ballard
The Definitive Cult, Postmodern Novel—a stunning mix of Violence, Transgression, and Eroticism—Reissued with a brand new creation from Zadie Smith
When J. G. Ballard, our narrator, smashes his automobile into one other and watches a guy die in entrance of him, he unearths himself drawn with expanding depth to the mangled affects of vehicle crashes. Robert Vaughan, a former television scientist grew to become nightmare angel of the freeway, has amassed round him a suite of alienated crash sufferers and experiments with a sequence of autoerotic atrocities, every one extra sinister than the final. yet Vaughan craves the last word crash—a head-on collision of blood, semen, engine coolant, and iconic celebrity.
First released in 1973, Crash is still probably the most surprising novels of the 20 th century and used to be made into an both arguable movie via David Cronenberg.
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