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Ballard, James Graham (J. G. Ballard)

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Born: 1930 AD
Currently alive, at 83 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Novelists

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1930 - Born on the 15th of November in Shanghai.

 

1946 - Ballard came to England with his mother and sister.

 

1949 - He went on to study medicine at King's College, Cambridge.

 

1951 - Published his short story "The Violent Noon" won a crime story competition.

 

1952 - He went to the University of London to read English Literature.

 

1953 - Joined the RAF, and was sent to the RCAF flight-training base in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada.

 

1954 - Ballard left the RAF and returned to England.

 

1955 - Married Helen Mary Matthews and settled in Chiswick.

 

1957 - Worked as assistant editor on Chemistry and Industry, a scientific journal.

 

1960 - Moved with his family to Shepperton, outside London.


1962 - Wrote the novels "The Drowned World".


1964 - He wrote "The Drought".

 

1970 - Organized an exhibition of crashed cars at the New Arts Laboratory

 

1973 - Ballard wrote, "Crash".

 

1984 - He wrote "Empire of the Sun".

 

1989 - Published "The Enormous Space" in the Science fiction magazine Interzone

 

1991 - Ballard wrote "The Kindness of Women".

 

1994 - Ballard wrote "Rushing to Paradise".

 

 

 


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