Books The Best J. G. Ballard Books  

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List of the best J. G. Ballard books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that J. G. Ballard is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of J. G. Ballard who want to know which novels they should start reading first. Ballard is one of the biggest names to come out of the New Wave Science Fiction era. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.The list you're viewing is made up of many different books, like Empire of the Sun and Crash. What are J. G. Ballard's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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High Rise is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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Crash is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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Concrete Island is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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The Drowned World is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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Cocaine Nights is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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The Crystal World is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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Empire of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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The Atrocity Exhibition is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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The Unlimited Dream Company is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books

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Vermilion Sands is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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Kingdom Come is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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Chronopolis and Other Stories is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books

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The Burning World is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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Running Wild is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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The Terminal Beach is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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Memories of the Space Age is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books

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The Day of Creation is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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Miracles of Life is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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Hello America is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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The Wind from Nowhere is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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The Impossible Man is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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The Four-Dimensional Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books

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The Kindness of Women is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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The Overloaded Man is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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Myths of the Near Future is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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Passport to Eternity is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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Rushing to Paradise is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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The Disaster Area is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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The Day of Forever is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best J. G. Ballard Books
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