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Audio slideshow: Fear and wandering in Dubai

As his friend JG Ballard lay dying in hospital, author Will Self set out on a journey to walk to the World.

He trekked in search of Ballard's vision of dystopian modernity, a journey later illustrated by artist Ralph Steadman - and found it on the beach in Dubai.

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All illustrations by Ralph Steadman, courtesy of Bloomsbury Publishing.
Slideshow production by Tom Colls. Publication date 5 November 2009.

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