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Empire of the sun.

James G. Ballard

Empire of the sun.

by James G. Ballard

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Published by Book Club Associates in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL20569474M

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Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse/5(). 'Empire of the Sun' is by far the best war book I have read. Not that I am a big reader of war books at all. I tend to avoid the fiction books as I have found over the years that no matter the imagination of Empire of the sun.

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With Day Free Trial. Add to Cart. Price $ The Empire of the Sun refers to the Japanese Empire (Note their white flag with the red sun on it). Statements in the book or movie are on the Japanese empire as well as other major powers in the.

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Description of the book "Empire of the Sun": Based on J.G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, Empire of the Sun stars Christian Bale as a spoiled young British boy, living with his wealthy family in pre-World War II Shanghai. During the Japanese invasion, Bale is separated from his parents.

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A note at the front of Empire of the Sun says the novel ‘draws on my experiences in Shanghai, China, during the Second World War and in Lunghua C.A.C (Civilian Assembly Centre) where I was interned from –45’. The strange, cold eye which Ballard turned on Britain when he first came here was evidently trained to look on, unflinching, in.

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