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Possessed of a Past: A John Banville Reader
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Possessed of a Past: A John Banville Reader

John Banville, Raymond Bell

This collection presents a retrospective and comprehensive guide to the work of Ireland's greatest living writer, John Banville. Selections are drawn from all of his novels, up to and including 2012's 'Ancient Light'. There are...

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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
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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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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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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 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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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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Mefisto
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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 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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Doctor Copernicus
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Doctor Copernicus

John Banville

Volume One of the Revolutions Trilogy

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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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 Special priceAncient Light
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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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The Sea
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The Sea

John Banville

Winner of the 2005 Man Booker Prize

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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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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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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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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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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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The Sea (Picador 40th Anniversary Edition)
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The Sea (Picador 40th Anniversary Edition)

John Banville

'A novel in which all of his remarkable gifts come together to produce a real work of art, disquieting, beautiful, intelligent' Allan Massie, Scotsman

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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 Infinities
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The Infinities

John Banville

A bitter-sweet erotic comedy with magical overtones, a sort of demotic Midsummer Night's Dream. Set across one single summer's day, from dawn to the early hours of the next day, it tells the story of Adam, a successful...

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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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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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Kepler
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Kepler

John Banville

A historical novel based on the life and work of Johannes Kepler, the great astronomer of the 17th-century, which was winner of The Guardian Fiction Prize in 1981. The author also wrote Doctor Copernicus which won the James...

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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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Shroud
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Shroud

John Banville

Axel Vander has lived for decades with the knowledge of a tragedy of which he was both perpetrator and victim. When a letter arrives hinting at the secrets he has been hiding for 50 years, he agrees to meet the writer in Turin....

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Prague Pictures
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Prague Pictures

Banville John

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

John Banville, Adam Phillips

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Dubliners
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Dubliners

James Joyce, John Banville

A series of short stories, in which the author captures uneasy souls, shabby lives and innocent minds in the dark streets and homes of his native city. In doing so, he conjures uncertainties and desires, illumines moments of joy...

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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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The Old Devils
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The Old Devils

Kingsley Amis, John Banville

Winner of the 1986 Booker Prize. 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...

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

John Banville

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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Ghosts
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Ghosts

John Banville

In this brilliantly haunting new novel, John Banville forges an unforgettable amalgam of enchantment and menace that suggests both The Tempest and his own acclaimed The Book of Evidence. A surreal and exquisitely lyrical new...

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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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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 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 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 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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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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 Special priceThe Snows of Yesteryear
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The Snows of Yesteryear

Gregor von Rezzori, H.F. Broch De Rothermann, John Banville

The Snows of Yesteryear tells the story of growing up after World War I and the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian empire and a world suspended between the formalities of the old nineteenth-century order and the innovations,...

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The Crooked Timber of Humanity: Chapters in the History of Ideas 2ed
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The Crooked Timber of Humanity: Chapters in the History of Ideas 2ed

Berlin, Isaiah, Henry Hardy, John Banville

Exposes the links between the ideas of the past and the social and political cataclysms of our own time: between the Platonic belief in absolute truth and the lure of authoritarianism; and between the eighteenth-century...

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Magnum  Ireland
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Magnum Ireland

Brigitte Lardinois, Val Williams, John Banville

This is a collection of photographs of the beautiful and complex land of Ireland, by some of the greatest names at Magnum, the leading photographic agency of modern times.

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Manuel Alvarez Bravo: Photopoetry
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Manuel Alvarez Bravo: Photopoetry

Jean-Claude Lemagny, Colette Alvarez Urbatjel, John Banville

Documents and celebrates the work of Manuel Alvarez Bravo, the significant force in Mexican photography and one of the foremost practitioners of visual arts in the 20th century. This title includes over 360 sumptuous tritone...

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Aidan Higgins: The Fragility of Form
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Aidan Higgins: The Fragility of Form

Neil Murphy, Annie Proulx, John Banville, Dermot Healy, Derek Mahon

Drawing together a wide range of focused critical commentary andobservation by internationally renowned scholars and writers, thiscollection of essays offers a major reassessment of Aidan Higgins sbody of work almost fifty years...

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