(IBList user synopsis):
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
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction
This work is a subwork of the following works :
War Fever (1990) [Collection]
Author: J. G. Ballard