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Largest Theme Park in the World, the (1989) [Short Story]
by J. G. Ballard Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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This story describes a Europe of the near future, 'the first totalitarian system based on leisure', partly suggests an early version of his provocative recent novel, Super-Cannes (2000). Former pilot Paul Sinclair drives his young doctor wife Jane to the French Riviera when she takes up a post at the exclusive high-tech community of Eden-Olympia. The multinational corporations behind the business park are conducting a psychological laboratory there, a huge experiment in how to 'hot-house the future'.

Published in The Guardian, July 7, 1989.

Reprinted in War Fever (1990).

Original title: The Largest Theme Park in the World
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience Fiction

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     War Fever (1990) [Collection]
      Author: J. G. Ballard

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