After over three decades at the forefront of modern British fictionwriting, J.G. Ballard reached a new generation of readers with thebestselling Cocaine Nights - an intriguing murder mystery that was also anunnerving vision of a society with too much time on its hands. Now, inSuper-Cannes, he delves into another closed community - where this time itis claimed that 'work is the new leisure.' Paul Sinclair stumbles on abeguiling mystery when he accompanies his wife Jane to the south of Francewhere she is to work as a doctor in Eden-Olympia, a high-tech business parkset in the hills above Cannes. With the very latest in facilities,Eden-Olympia appears to be a paradise for its hard-working, high-achievingworkforce. So what caused Jane's apparently sane and respected predecessorto set out one morning and murder ten people on a shooting spree thatwould make headlines around the world?