Featured Destination

April 2019: Hereford

April can be a tricky month for weather in Britain: surprisingly sunny days interspersed with spring showers. So a destination where the best of the ...More
More Uk destinations

James G Ballard
- Favourite Briton.


Born on 15th of November 1930
Died in London
Died on 19th of April 2009

Quotes from James G Ballard

'In a completely sane world, ma'... More

Born 1930 - Shanghai, China, died 2009 - British fiction writer.


Born in Shanghai, China and educated at Cambridge. Known for his science fiction novels, these include The Drowned World (1962), The Drought (1965) and The Day of Creation (1985). ‘Fragmented novels’ include Crash (1973) which was adapted to film in 1996. The autobiographical novel Empire of the Sun (1984, filmed 1987) was shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to James G Ballard?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

4091 views since 13th February 2007

Brit Quote:
I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many unsigned poems, was a woman - Virginia Woolf
More Quotes

On this day:
Battle of Hedgeley Moor - 1464, Robinson Crusoe Published - 1719, Treaty of Amiens Signed - 1802, Crick and Watson discover DNA - 1953
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages