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Cocaine nights

by J. G. Ballard

  • 41 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Counterpoint in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • British -- Spain -- Fiction,
    • Retirees -- Fiction,
    • Spain -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ.G. Ballard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6052.A46 C58 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination328 p. ;
      Number of Pages328
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL699938M
      ISBN 10188717866X
      LC Control Number97047739

      `Snort up "Cocaine Nights". It's disorientating, deranging and knocks the work of other avant-garde writers into a hatted cock' Will Self Five people die in an unexplained house fire in the Spanish resort of Estrella de Mar, an exclusive enclave for the rich, retired British, centred on the thriving Club Nautico. The club manager, Frank 5/5(1). Get this from a library! Cocaine nights. [J G Ballard] -- Five people die in an unexplained house fire in the Spanish resort of Estrella de Mar, an exclusive enclave for the rich, retired British, centred round the thriving Club Nautico. Although the club.

        About the Book ‘Snort up “Cocaine Nights”. It's disorientating, deranging and knocks the work of other avant-garde writers into a hatted cock' Will Self. Five people die in an unexplained house fire in the Spanish resort of Estrella de Mar, an exclusive enclave for the rich, retired British, centred on the thriving Club Nautico. Nov 26 Book Review: J.G Ballard - Cocaine Nights () Benoit Lelievre. Cocaine Nights is a mystery novel set in the fictional private resort town of Estrella de Mar. There was a criminal fire that killed five people and the local sports club manager Frank Prentice immediately claimed responsibility for it.

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Review: Cocaine Nights. E strella de Mar is one of those Spanish resorts for British expatriates where all care has been erased: a leisure-driven paradise Author: Martin Bright. Cocaine Nights is a pretty fast moving book, crisply written and not too deep, but the author does investigate the link between crime and creativity, demonstrates the danger of unbridled hedonism, and cleverly satirises the brain-dead, security-obsessed gated communities that were springing up in /5(53).

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Ballard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Editorial Reviews "What infuses Cocaine Nights is Cocaine nights book curious blend of deadpan detachment and almost comical self-consciousness."—The New York Times Book Review "A bristling thriller pastiche." —Kirkus Reviews “A bit of metaphysical terrorism as carefully planned and executed as [a] fatal blaze."3/5(3).

But as is usually the case in a J.G. Ballard book, the truth comes with a price tag attached, and likely without any easing of discomfort for his principal characters.

Cocaine Nights marks a partial return on Ballard’s part to the provocative, highly-successful mid-career methodology employed in novels such as Crash and High Rise: after. The setting for Cocaine Nights is the Costa del Sol and the stylish resort of Estrella de Mar. Into the queasy beauty of this artificial environment steps Charles Prentice, a travel writer from London who has come to visit his brother Frank, manager of the resort's Club is in jail, having confessed to setting an explosive fire that has taken five lives.3/5(5).

In Cocaine Nights, the setting is the Costa del Sol, and the stylish resort of Estrella de Mar, where young retirees from Europe's chillier climes bask in a lifestyle of endless leisure. Into the queasy beauty of this artificial environment steps Charles Prentice, a travel writer from London who has come to visit his brother Frank, manager of the resort's Club Nautico - tennis and swim club by 3/5(8).

Cocaine Nights is framed like a literary murder mystery—call it a why’dunit rather than a whodunit—but it possesses many of the tropes that Ballard was well known for. These include passive sex and drug use, empty swimming pools, perspectives on consumer culture, violence as entertainment, and a grab at prescience by setting his work in a.

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Super-Cannes that followed it, it deals with the idea of dystopian resort communities which maintain their seemingly perfect balance via a number of dark secrets. Plot summary. The story's protagonist, Charles Prentice, ventures to Estrella de Mar in order to rescue his jailed brother, Frank who has been arrested for.

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It’s disorientating, deranging and knocks the work of other avant-garde writers into a hatted cock’ Will Self. Many saw Cocaine Nights as a return to form after Rushing to Paradise, and it is a smart book. It marked a new, streamlined phase in Ballard’s career, the start of a supposed quadrology (followed by Super-Cannes, Millennium People and Kingdom Come) that took the format of the detective story, and — in Iain Sinclair’s words — “sits.

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A bristling thriller pastiche from the surrealistic novelist (Rushing to Paradise,etc.) and peripatetic social observer (A User’s Guide to the Millennium, )."What infuses Cocaine Nights is a curious blend of deadpan detachment and almost comical self-consciousness."--The New York Times Book Review "A bristling thriller pastiche."--Kirkus Reviews "A bit of metaphysical terrorism as carefully planned and executed as [a] fatal blaze."--Washington Post "[Ballard's] bleak picture of trouble in paradise has the ring of truth."4/5(29).