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Empire of the sun : a novel

A young boy living in China during the outbreak of World War II is separated form his wealthy parents and forced to forage for survival in Shanghai's foreign quarter. Interned in a Japanese prison camp for four years, he is eventually reunited with his parents. This novel is based on the author's own experiences.

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  • "Empire of the sun"
  • "Empire of the sun"@it
  • "Empire of the sun"@pl
  • "Empire of the Sun"

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  • "El Imperio del Sol recoge mis experiencias en Shangai, China, durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial, y en Lunghua C.A.C. (Civilian Assembly Center), donde estuve internado entre 1942 y 1945. En su mayor parte, esta novela se funda en acontecimientos que observé durante la ocupación japonesa de Shangai y en el campo de Lunghua. El ataque japonés a Pearl Harbor ocurrió el domingo 7 de diciembre de 1941, pero a consecuencia de la diferencia horaria a ambos lados del meridiano del Pacífico, en Shangai era ya la mañana del lunes 8 de diciembre."@es
  • "A young boy living in China during the outbreak of World War II is separated form his wealthy parents and forced to forage for survival in Shanghai's foreign quarter. Interned in a Japanese prison camp for four years, he is eventually reunited with his parents. This novel is based on the author's own experiences."@en
  • "Jim is separated from his parents in a world at war. To survive, he must find a strength greater than all th events that surround him"
  • "Abridged."@en
  • ""Based on J. G. Ballard's own childhood, this is the extraordinary account of a boy's life in Japanese-occupied wartime Shanghai - a mesmerising, hypnotically compelling novel of war, of starvation and survival, of internment camps and death marches. It blends searing honesty with an almost hallucinatory vision of a world thrown utterly out of joint. Rooted as it is in the author's own disturbing experience of war in own time, it is one of a handful of novels by which the twentieth century will be not only remembered but judged."--Publisher's website."
  • ""The day after Pearl Harbor, Shanghai is captured by the Japanese, and 11-year-old Jim is separated from his parents and spends some months living on his own. Then he is captured and interned in a Japanese prison camp with other civilians. The story of the next four years is one of struggling to stay alive by any means possible." Libr J."@en
  • "This title is also available as a film."@en
  • "De oorlogsbelevenissen van een 11-jarige Engelse jongen in China vanaf de Japanse aanval op Pearl Harbor in 1941 tot aan de overgave van Japan in 1945."
  • "Par un des mat̋res de la science-fiction contemporaine, un roman de type "traditionnel" qui s'inspire directement des v̌ňements dramatiques qu'il a vv̌us en Extrm̊e-Orient au cours de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, ̉la suite de l'occupation de Shangha ̐par les Japonais. Trs̈ bien accueilli par la critique anglaise, amřicaine et franȧise (cf. ##Magazine littřaire##, no 219, 1985, p. 92-97). [SDM]."
  • "Shanghai China during World War II."@en
  • "Based on the author's childhood experiences during World War II, depicts the story of a young English schoolboy who is captured by the Japanese and interred for three years at the infamous Langhua concentration camp."@en
  • "The heartrending story of a British boy's four year ordeal in a Japanese prison camp during the Second World War."@en
  • "A fictionalized account of the author's experiences as a boy in Shanghai, China, during the Second World War, and in Lunghua C.A.C. (Civilian Assembly Centre), where he was interned from 1942 to 1945."
  • "A fictionalized account of the author's experiences as a boy in Shanghai, China, during the Second World War, and in Lunghua C.A.C. (Civilian Assembly Centre), where he was interned from 1942 to 1945."@en
  • "Jim, an eleven-year-old British schoolboy living in Shanghai in 1941, must learn to survive on his own when he is separated from his parents and sent to a Japanese prison camp."@en

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  • "Bildungsromans"@en
  • "Bildungsromans"
  • "History"
  • "History"@en
  • "English fiction"
  • "Proofs (Printing)"@en
  • "Krig"@da
  • "Modern fiction"@en
  • "Anglické romány"
  • "Bildungsroman"@en
  • "Romány"
  • "Historical fiction"@en
  • "Romans"
  • "Romans (teksten)"
  • "Genres littéraires"
  • "War stories"@en
  • "War stories"
  • "Belletristische Darstellung"
  • "Advance copies (Publishing)"@en
  • "Review copies (Publishing)"@en
  • "Criticism, interpretation, etc"
  • "Powieść angielska"
  • "Powieść angielska"@pl
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Authors' autographs (Provenance)"@en
  • "Uncorrected proofs (Printing)"@en
  • "Vertalingen (vorm)"
  • "fiction"@en
  • "Válečné romány"

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  • "Das Reich der Sonne"
  • "Empire du soleil roman"
  • "Imperij sonca"
  • "Empire of the sun : a novel"@en
  • "Empire of the sun : a novel"
  • "Říše Slunce"
  • "Empire of the Sun : a novel"@en
  • "Empire of the Sun : a novel"
  • "T'aeyang ŭi cheguk"
  • "Imperium Słońca"@pl
  • "Empire of the Sun : [novels]"
  • "El Imperio del sol"
  • "Carstvo sunca"
  • "Empire du soleil"
  • "The Empire of the sun"
  • "Empire of the Sun"@en
  • "Empire of the Sun"
  • "太陽の帝国"
  • "Taiyō no teikoku"
  • "Taiyō no teikoku"@ja
  • "Das Reich der Sonne : Roman"
  • "Empire of the sun : screenplay"@en
  • "Solens rige"@da
  • "Empire du soleil : roman"
  • "Império do sol"
  • "Empire of the sun a novel"@en
  • "L'Imperi del Sol"
  • "L'imperi del sol"
  • "Říše slunce"
  • "Auringon valtakunta"@fi
  • "Das Reich der Sonne Roman"
  • "El imperio de sol"
  • "L'impero del Sole"
  • "L'impero del sole"@it
  • "L'impero del sole"
  • "Empire of the sun : novel"
  • "El imperio del sol"
  • "El imperio del sol"@es
  • "Empire of the sun"@en
  • "Empire of the sun"
  • "El Imperio del Sol"
  • "El Imperio del Sol"@es
  • "Empire of the Sun a novel"@en
  • "Empire of the sun [and] The kindness of women"@en
  • "Imperium słońca"
  • "Imperium słońca"@pl
  • "Empire of the sun : [a novel]"
  • "Empire of the sun : a novel / by J.G. Ballard"@en
  • "Taiyō no teikoku = Empire of the sun"
  • "Empire of the Sun; a novel"@en
  • "Taiyo no teikoku = Empire of the sun"
  • "EMPIRE OF THE SUN"
  • "L'Imperi Del Sol"
  • "Het keizerrijk van de zon"

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