Upon an immense stretch of flat ground at the mouth of a river bathed in sunlight rises Hyperpolis. It stands there, surrounded by its four asphalt car-parks, to condemn us - a huge enveloping supermarket. Each of us will see ourselves reflected in the characters who move mindlessly about Hyperpolis.
Used availability for J M G Le Clezio's The Giants
November 1975 : UK Hardback
1975 : USA Hardback
November 2008 : UK Paperback