Miracles Of Life

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012008021120090928 BT=1415 (BBC7)
20090929 BT=0415 (BBC7)
20101115 (BBC7)
20110808 (BBC7)

Miracles of Life

JG Ballard's memoir, abridged by Andrew Simpson, in which the best-selling author reflects on various influences that have shaped his work.

1/5.

Early life in 1930s Shanghai was like a stage set.

Read by James Laurenson.

Recalling his days in 1930s Shanghai, JG Ballard reflects on influences behind his work.

Recalling his days in 1930s Shanghai, writer JG Ballard reflects on the influences behind his work.

Recalling his days in 1930s Shanghai, the English writer reflects on the influences behind his work.

Recalling his days in Shanghai, the writer reflects on the influences behind his work.

012008021120090928 (BBC7)
20090929 (BBC7)
20101115 (BBC7)
20110808 (BBC7)

Miracles of Life

JG Ballard's memoir, abridged by Andrew Simpson, in which the best-selling author reflects on various influences that have shaped his work.

1/5.

Early life in 1930s Shanghai was like a stage set.

Read by James Laurenson.

Recalling his days in 1930s Shanghai, JG Ballard reflects on influences behind his work.

Recalling his days in 1930s Shanghai, writer JG Ballard reflects on the influences behind his work.

Recalling his days in 1930s Shanghai, the English writer reflects on the influences behind his work.

Recalling his days in Shanghai, the writer reflects on the influences behind his work.

022008021220090929 BT=1415 (BBC7)
20090930 BT=0415 (BBC7)
20101116 (BBC7)
20110809 (BBC7)

Miracles of Life

JG Ballard's memoir, abridged by Andrew Simpson, in which the best-selling author reflects on various influences that have shaped his work.

2/5.

The years at Lunghua Camp were nearly perfect for an adventurous lad.

Read by James Laurenson.

JG Ballard recalls his wartime Japanese incarceration.

Recalling his wartime Japanese incarceration, JG Ballard reflects on the influences behind his work.

Recalling his wartime Japanese incarceration, the writer reflects on the influences behind his work.

The writer reflects on the influences behind his work.

022008021220090929 (BBC7)
20090930 (BBC7)
20101116 (BBC7)
20110809 (BBC7)

Miracles of Life

JG Ballard's memoir, abridged by Andrew Simpson, in which the best-selling author reflects on various influences that have shaped his work.

2/5.

The years at Lunghua Camp were nearly perfect for an adventurous lad.

Read by James Laurenson.

JG Ballard recalls his wartime Japanese incarceration.

Recalling his wartime Japanese incarceration, JG Ballard reflects on the influences behind his work.

Recalling his wartime Japanese incarceration, the writer reflects on the influences behind his work.

The writer reflects on the influences behind his work.

032008021320090930 (BBC7)
20091001 (BBC7)
20101117 (BBC7)
20110810 (BBC7)

Miracles of Life

JG Ballard's memoir, abridged by Andrew Simpson, in which the best-selling author reflects on various influences that have shaped his work.

3/5.

In London, Ballard meets Mary and is mesmerised by the This Is Tomorrow art exhibition.

Read by James Laurenson.

JG Ballard recalls his 1950s London life and courtship.

Recalling his 1950s London life and courtship, JG Ballard reflects on the influences behind his work.

032008021320090930 (BBC7)
20091001 (BBC7)
20101117 (BBC7)
20110810 (BBC7)

Miracles of Life

JG Ballard's memoir, abridged by Andrew Simpson, in which the best-selling author reflects on various influences that have shaped his work.

3/5.

In London, Ballard meets Mary and is mesmerised by the This Is Tomorrow art exhibition.

Read by James Laurenson.

JG Ballard recalls his 1950s London life and courtship.

Recalling his 1950s London life and courtship, JG Ballard reflects on the influences behind his work.

042008021420091001 (BBC7)
20091002 (BBC7)
20101118 (BBC7)
20110811 (BBC7)

Miracles of Life

JG Ballard's memoir, abridged by Andrew Simpson, in which the best-selling author reflects on various influences that have shaped his work.

4/5.

Tragedy turns the author into a lone father.

Read by James Laurenson.

JG Ballard recalls his tragic role of a widowed father.

Recalling his tragic role of a widowed father, JG Ballard reflects on the influences behind his work.

042008021420091001 (BBC7)
20091002 (BBC7)
20101118 (BBC7)
20110811 (BBC7)

Miracles of Life

JG Ballard's memoir, abridged by Andrew Simpson, in which the best-selling author reflects on various influences that have shaped his work.

4/5.

Tragedy turns the author into a lone father.

Read by James Laurenson.

JG Ballard recalls his tragic role of a widowed father.

Recalling his tragic role of a widowed father, JG Ballard reflects on the influences behind his work.

05 LAST2008021520091002 (BBC7)
20091003 BT=0415 (BBC7)
20091003 (BBC7)
20101119 (BBC7)
20110812 (BBC7)

With the success of Empire of the Sun, JG Ballard is taken back to his Shanghai childhood.

Read by James Laurenson.

Miracles of Life

JG Ballard's memoir, abridged by Andrew Simpson, in which the best-selling author reflects on various influences that have shaped his work.

5/5.

Ballard's thoughts return to Shanghai as he strikes gold with Empire of the Sun.

05 LAST2008021520091002 (BBC7)
20091003 (BBC7)
20101119 (BBC7)
20110812 (BBC7)

With the success of Empire of the Sun, JG Ballard is taken back to his Shanghai childhood.

Read by James Laurenson.

Miracles of Life

JG Ballard's memoir, abridged by Andrew Simpson, in which the best-selling author reflects on various influences that have shaped his work.

5/5.

Ballard's thoughts return to Shanghai as he strikes gold with Empire of the Sun.