J.G. Ballard Tributes and Links

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(Author Rhys Hughes' tribute incorporates the elements of the surreal and dark humor that made Ballard's fiction so unique: "My tribute to J.G. Ballard who has just died... This photo cost £2.05 to create [£1 for the toy car, 85p for the firelighters stuffed into its chassis and 20p for the box of matches to ignite the wreck].")


On Sunday, the brilliant author J.G. Ballard passed away at the age of 78. Here at Omnivoracious we ran a tribute in which we wrote in part, "rewired the brains of generations of readers and writers. A member of the largely British New Wave movement of the 1960s, Ballard wrote mind-bending stories that changed reader perceptions of space and time, along with novels that dealt with every conceivable major theme of the twentieth century." Yesterday we also ran Geoff Manaugh's "spatial" appreciation of Ballard.

Here are a few of the other tributes and articles about Ballard and his work that we've found especially unique or eloquent.


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Hail and Farewell...

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Posted by: E D Maner | Friday April 24, 2009 at 6:54 PM

"...my first novel The Genocides, which proves (1) that I am a nihilist, and (2) that I was the sedulous ape of J.G. Ballard, who may be blamed for most of my failings."
OK, its not exactly a tribute- but it contains a compliment from a brilliant writer who committed suicide recently-
The kind of tribute that someone with a twisted dark sense of humor, like Ballard, might actually appreciate!
They can both now rest in peace, Ballard and his "sedulous ape," Disch.

Posted by: Cristobal DeLicia | Sunday April 26, 2009 at 7:04 PM

Really J.G. Ballard Tributes was the great writer.

Posted by: Acai Berry | Tuesday April 28, 2009 at 3:31 AM

J.G. Ballard Tributes was really a great writer i had read his books i like it.

Posted by: Acai Berry | Tuesday April 28, 2009 at 3:37 AM

The kind of tribute that someone with a twisted dark sense of humor, like Ballard, might actually appreciate!
They can both now rest in peace, Ballard and his "sedulous ape,"

Posted by: Resveratrol | Friday May 1, 2009 at 2:55 AM

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Posted by: Resveratrol Ultra | Tuesday July 14, 2009 at 12:41 AM

The kind of tribute that someone with a twisted dark sense of humor, like Ballard, might actually appreciate!
They can both now rest in peace, Ballard and his "sedulous ape,"

Posted by: Acai Berry | Monday July 27, 2009 at 12:44 AM

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Posted by: Acne Treatment | Saturday August 8, 2009 at 5:20 AM

I am very fond of reading novels , I am very happy that, i got the opportunity to write few words for Mr.J.G.Ballard through this medium,he was really a good writer, readers always remember him.

Posted by: Acne | Tuesday August 11, 2009 at 2:30 AM

OK, its not exactly a tribute- but it contains a compliment from a brilliant writer who committed suicide recently-
The kind of tribute that someone with a twisted dark sense of humor, like Ballard, might actually appreciate!
They can both now rest in peace, Ballard and hi

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Posted by: Acai Berry | Tuesday August 25, 2009 at 11:51 AM

J.G. ballard was a brilliant author. His books and stories really shows the truth of life. I am big fan of his books. I usually read these books. Thanks for posting this.

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Posted by: peter | Tuesday August 25, 2009 at 10:16 PM

I am big fan of J.G. ballard . His books, article are really very interesting. One should read them. Thanks for posting this post.

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Posted by: Acai Berry | Saturday September 12, 2009 at 11:55 AM

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Posted by: Acai Berry | Saturday September 12, 2009 at 11:58 AM

Ballard was a nice man..an amazing writer.. feel blessed to write something about him..

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Posted by: Acai | Saturday September 19, 2009 at 3:00 PM

The kind of tribute that someone with a twisted dark sense of humor, like Ballard, might actually appreciate!
They can both now rest in peace, Ballard and his "sedulous ape,"
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Posted by: Anti Aging | Saturday September 19, 2009 at 3:01 PM

He is a great man.Every one called him a science fiction writer.

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