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Millennium People by J.G. Ballard
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J.G. Ballard always brings out the maiden aunt in me as I cannot help but feel that he is a deeply disgusting man, in fact a completely grubby pervert. Despite my personal dislike for his characters and worldview I cannot help but admire the way his books highlight developments in their embryonic stage and his talent as a writer. In this book he describes the new working poor as they lose their bearings in a world that is moving past them at a rapid clip and exploits them thoroughly.
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Reading Progress

August 20, 2010 – Shelved
July 13, 2011 – Started Reading
July 13, 2011 – Finished Reading
July 14, 2011 – Shelved as: fiction
July 14, 2011 – Shelved as: state-of-the-nation

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