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THE ATROCITY EXHIBITION by J. G. Ballard

THE ATROCITY EXHIBITION

By J. G. Ballard

Pub Date: June 12th, 1970
Publisher: Doubleday

A ""non-linear"" novel--of brief truncated paragraphs with obscure headings, characters who change names, identities and times, and macro-micro landscapes. Not for the horizontal reader who enjoys A's graceful progress to B. The voice of clinical reason, one Dr. Nathan, explains the on-going attempt by the main character to reach reality through an investigation of contemporary happenings (Nader auto crashes, assassinations, media images, etc.), immediate environments, and the psyche. Ah so. But a pore-opener for avant adventurers.