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John Banville: Art and Authenticity
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John Banville: Art and Authenticity

Eoghan Smith

Explores the fiction of John Banville within a variety of cultural, political, ethical and philosophical contexts. This book examines the complexity of Banville's view of the artwork and explores the novelist's attraction and...

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Antigua Luz
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Antigua Luz

John Banville

The best novel yet from the Booker Prize and Franz Kafka winnerthe anteroom to the Nobel Prize.

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The Book of Evidence & the Sea
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The Book of Evidence & the Sea

John Banville, Adam Phillips

Takes us into the hauntingly confused worlds of two ageing male protagonists - washed-up scientist Freddie Montgomery, desperate to explain why he is being held in an Irish prison for murder and recently widowed art historian Max...

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The Debt To Pleasure: Picador Classic
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The Debt To Pleasure: Picador Classic

John Lanchester, John Banville

Winner of the Whitbread First Novel Award 1996.

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The Book of Evidence: Picador Classic
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The Book of Evidence: Picador Classic

John Banville, Colm Toibin

The darkly compelling confession of an improbable murderer, shortlisted for the 1989 Booker Prize.

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John Banville
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John Banville

John Kenny

Establishing the intellectual and cultural contexts of the oeuvre and its reception, this book provides readings of John Banville's Irish themes, his crucial theories of the Imagination, his thematic preoccupation with morality...

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John Banville
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John Banville

John Kenny

Establishing the intellectual and cultural contexts of the oeuvre and its reception, this book provides readings of John Banville's Irish themes, his crucial theories of the Imagination, his thematic preoccupation with morality...

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The Sea
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The Sea

John Banville

Now a major film starring Ciaran Hinds, Rufus Sewell and Natascha McElhone.

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Doctor Copernicus
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Doctor Copernicus

John Banville

Volume One of the Revolutions Trilogy

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Ancient Light
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Ancient Light

John Banville

In a small town in 1950s Ireland a fifteen-year-old boy has illicit meetings with a thirty-five-year-old woman - in the back of her car on sunny mornings, and in a rundown cottage in the country on rain-soaked afternoons. Unsure...

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The Untouchable
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The Untouchable

John Banville

This is the book John Banville was born to write' Catherine Lockerbie, Scotsman

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The Sea
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The Sea

John Banville

Winner of the 2005 Man Booker Prize

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The Untouchable
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The Untouchable

John Banville

The acclaimed author of The Book of Evidence takes on the enigma of the Cambridge spies in a novel of serpentine menace, biting social comedy, and vertiginous moral complexity. Winner of the Lannan Literary Award.

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The Book of Evidence, the Sea
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The Book of Evidence, the Sea

John Banville, Adam Phillips

Two essential novels from one of the most imaginative writers of our time: The Sea, winner of the Man Booker prize, and The Book of Evidence, an unforgettable literary mystery short-listed for the Booker prize. The Book of...

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Ancient Light

John Banville

A story of obsessive young love and the power of grief, this novel is written by a Booker Prize winner and author of The Sea .

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Mefisto

John Banville

'Fable, intellectual thriller, Gothic extravaganza, symbolist conundrum ... a true work of art' Sunday Independent

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The Infinities
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The Infinities

John Banville, Julian Rhind-Tutt

The dazzling new novel from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sea

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First We Read, Then We Write: Emerson on the Creative Process
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First We Read, Then We Write: Emerson on the Creative Process

Robert D. Richardson, John Banville

Writing was the central passion of Emerson's life. Emerson advised that 'the way to write is to throw your body at the mark when your arrows are spent'. This title shows us an Emerson who is no granite bust but instead is a fully...

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The Love Object: Selected Stories
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The Love Object: Selected Stories

Edna O'Brien, John Banville

Collected here for the first time are stories spanning five decades of writing by the short story master. (Harold Bloom) As John Banville writes in his introduction to THE LOVE OBJECT, Edna O'Brien is, simply, one of the finest...

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Imagined Lives: Portraits of Unknown People
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Imagined Lives: Portraits of Unknown People

John Banville, Tracy Chevalier, Julian Fellowes

Fictional character sketches by John Banville, Tracy Chevalier, Julian Fellowes, Alexander McCall Smith, Terry Pratchett, Sarah Singleton, Joanna Trollope and Minette Walters. To complement recent research into the identities of...

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Ancient Light
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Ancient Light

John Banville

Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice --T.p. verso.

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Long Lankin
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Long Lankin

John Banville

This is a collection of short stories from the early years of Man Booker Prize-winning author John Banville's career, 'Long Lankin' explores the passionate emotions - fear, jealousy, desire - that course beneath the surface of...

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Frames
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Frames

John Banville

A contemporary trilogy of unerring brilliance and power that tells the whole story of Freddie Montgomery, murderer.

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The Newton Letter
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The Newton Letter

John Banville

From the author of the Man Booker Prize-winning novel The Sea.

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Kepler
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Kepler

John Banville

Volume Two of the Revolutions Trilogy

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The Infinities
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The Infinities

John Banville

The dazzling new novel from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sea

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Anatomy of a Short Story: Nabokov's Puzzles, Codes, Signs and Symbols
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Anatomy of a Short Story: Nabokov’s Puzzles, Codes, Signs and Symbols

John Banville, Yuri Leving

A unique anthology devoted to a single story- Signs and Symbols by Vladimir Nabokov-which exposes the way we read and interpret short stories.

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Antigua Luz
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Antigua Luz

John Banville, Damia Alou

The best novel yet from the Booker Prize and Franz Kafka winnerthe anteroom to the Nobel Prize.

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Doctor Copernicus
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Doctor Copernicus

John Banville

Retells the life of the sixteenth-century cleric whose ideas demolished the medieval view of the universe.

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Shroud
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Shroud

John Banville

A chillingly beautiful novel by the author of the Man Booker Prize-winning The Sea.

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The Book of Evidence
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The Book of Evidence

John Banville

The darkly compelling confession of an improbable murderer, shortlisted for the 1989 Booker Prize.

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Kepler
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Kepler

John Banville

Volume Two of the Revolutions Trilogy

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Mefisto
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Mefisto

John Banville

The central character is caught in a dilemma of the Yeatsian man who must choose between life and work, action and thought, experience and creation. The author's Doctor Copernicus won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 1976...

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Prague Pictures
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Prague Pictures

Banville John

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Prague Pictures: Portraits of a City
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Prague Pictures: Portraits of a City

John Banville

The fourth book in Bloomsbury's Writer and the City series. From one of the foremost chroniclers of the modern European experience, this is a panoramic view of a city that has seduced and bewitched visitors for centuries.

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Dubliners
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Dubliners

James Joyce, John Banville

With an introduction by Colm Toibin

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The Drowning Pool
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The Drowning Pool

Ross Macdonald, John Banville

When Maude Slocum - beautiful, frightened and angry - comes to Lew Archer's office with a poison pen letter intended for her husband, he reluctantly agrees to help her. As he follows the Slocums around, Archer finds that Mrs...

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A Book of Irish Verse
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A Book of Irish Verse

W. B. Yeats, John Banville

Originally published in 1895, this outstanding collection of Irish verse was part of Yeats' campaign to establish a tradition of Irish poetry fit for the dawn of a new age in Ireland's history.

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Best European Fiction
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Best European Fiction

Aleksandar Hemon, John Banville

2013 may be the best year yet for Best European Fiction. The inimitable John Banvillejoins the list of distinguished preface writers for Aleksandar Hemon's series, and A. S. Byatt represents England among a luminous cast of...

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A Book of Irish Verse
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A Book of Irish Verse

W. B. Yeats, John Banville

Originally published in 1895, this outstanding collection of Irish verse was part of Yeats' campaign to establish a tradition of Irish poetry fit for the dawn of a new age in Ireland's history.

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Laughter in the Dark
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Laughter in the Dark

Vladimir Nabokov, John Banville

The classic novel from the author of Lolita, brilliantly portraying one man's ruin through love and betrayal.

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Troubles: Winner of the 2010  Lost Man Booker Prize  for Fiction
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Troubles: Winner of the 2010 Lost Man Booker Prize for Fiction

J G Farrell, John Banville

In 1919, Major Brendan Archer returns from the Great War to claim his fiance, whose family owns the Majestic Hotel in Kilnalough, Ireland. She is strangely altered, however, along with the hotel, which is in spectacular decline....

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The Mourner
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The Mourner

Richard Stark, John Banville

Hot on the trail of a statue stolen from a fifteenth-century French tomb, Parker enters a world of eccentric art collectors, greedy foreign officials, and shady KGB agents.

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The Old Devils
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The Old Devils

Kingsley Amis, John Banville

Malcolm, Peter and Charlie and their Soave-sodden wives have one main ambition left in life: to drink Wales dry. But their routine is both shaken and stirred when they are joined by professional Welshman Alun Weaver (CBE) and his...

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El Otro Nombre de Laura
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El Otro Nombre de Laura

Benjamin Black, John Banville, Miguel Martinez-Lage

Two years have passed since the events of the bestselling Christine Falls, and much has changed for Quirke: his beloved Sarah is dead, his surrogate father lies paralyzed in a convent hospital and Phoebe, his long-denied daughter,...

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The Score
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The Score

Richard Stark, John Banville

Parker works with a group of professional con men on his biggest job yet - robbing an entire town in North Dakota.

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The Jugger
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The Jugger

Richard Stark, John Banville

Parker travels to Nebraska to help out a geriatric safecracker who knows too many of his criminal secrets. By the time he arrives, the safecracker is dead and Parker's skeletons are on the verge of escaping from their closet -...

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The Infinities
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The Infinities

John Banville

In his first novel since the Booker Prize-winning The Sea, Banville gives readers a dazzling work that chronicles both a human family and a rather unholy gathering of immortals.

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