Ballard is amongst our finest writers of fiction' Anthony Burgess
VERMILION SANDS is J. G. Ballard's fantasy landscape of the future. . . a latterday Palm Springs populated by forgotten movie queens, temperemental dilettantes and drugged beachcombers, with prima donna plants that sing arias, cloud sculptures, dial-a poem computer and ravishing, jewel-eyed Jezebels. . . This novel is to be adapted for a three part BBC series.