Low-Flying Aircraft and Other Stories


Low-Flying Aircraft and Other Stories

"Low-Flying Aircraft and Other Stories" is a collection of short stories by J. G. Ballard published in 1976. It includes:

* "The Ultimate City"
* "Low-Flying Aircraft"
* "The Dead Astronaut"
* "My Dream of Flying to Wake Island"
* "The Life and Death of God"
* "The Greatest Television Show on Earth"
* "A Time and a Time to Die"
* "The Comsat Angels"
* "The Beach Murders"

Media adaptions

Swedish film-maker Solveig Nordlund has directed, co-written and co-produced a film called "Low-Flying Aircraft", based on the homonymous short story. [http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/cinema/features/low-flying-aircraft.shtml] The movie's original Portuguese-language title is "Aparelho Voador a Baixa Altitude". [http://imdb.com/title/tt0190975/]

External links

* [http://www.rickmcgrath.com/jgb.html The Terminal Collection: JG Ballard First Editions]


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