J. G. Ballard

Empire of the Sun

1984-09-13 (First published)

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Author
J. G. Ballard
Date
1984-09-13 First published
Publication Location UK
Genre
Language English
Notes Empire of the Sun is a 1984 novel by English writer J. G. Ballard; it was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. The book was adapted by Tom Stoppard in 1987. The screenplay was filmed by Steven Spielberg, to critical acclaim, being nominated for six Oscars and winning three British Academy Awards (for cinematography, music and sound).

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