Crash – JG Ballard

“Perhaps the most distubing book you will ever read”

Well, there is another rather sick piece of fiction that I have read previously (The Fermata) but I think this one edges it.  JG Ballard’s Crash was a bizarre adventure into the world of car crash fetishism. Not only are the characters themselves described in great detail but also the cars, in particularly crashed ones, become the objects of desire.  Thankfully a short book which I ultimately approached with an “I’ve started so I’ll finish” mentality. Not one for me. Come to think of it, I’m not even sure what possessed me to order it from Amazon’s second hand book shop… Continue reading “Crash – JG Ballard”