From the author of `Crash' and `Cocaine Nights' comes an unnerving tale
of life in a modern tower block running out of control.
Within the concealing walls of an elegant forty-storey tower block, the
affluent tenants are hell-bent on an orgy of destruction. Cocktail
parties degenerate into marauding attacks on `enemy' floors and the
once-luxurious amenities become an arena for riots and technological
In this visionary tale of urban disillusionment society slips into a violent reverse as the isolated inhabitants of the high-rise, driven by primal urges, create a dystopian world ruled by the laws of the jungle. This edition is part of a new commemorative series of Ballard's works, featuring introductions from a number of his admirers (including Iain Sinclair, Ali Smith, Neil Gaiman and Martin Amis) and brand-new cover designs.
High-Rise - J.G. Ballard
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