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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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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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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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 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 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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Doctor Copernicus
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Doctor Copernicus

John Banville

Volume One 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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Eclipse
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Eclipse

John Banville

With his latest novel, John Banville--who has forged a brilliant international reputation with such works as The Book of Evidence and The Untouchable --applies piercing reality to a ghost story to create a profoundly moving...

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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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 Special priceBest 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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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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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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Ancient Light
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Ancient Light

John Banville

The Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sea gives a brilliant, profoundly moving new novel about an actor in the twilight of his life and his career: a meditation on love and loss, and on the inscrutable immediacy of the past...

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Long Lankin
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Long Lankin

John Banville

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 everyday...

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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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Ancient Light
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Ancient Light

John Banville, Robin Sachs

The Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sea presents a brilliant, profoundly moving new novel about an actor in the twilight of his life and his career: a meditation on love and loss, and on the inscrutable immediacy of the...

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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 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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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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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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Athena
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Athena

John Banville

A thriller and a love story as sumptuously perverse as Lolita.

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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

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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Eclipse
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Eclipse

John Banville

A captivating, melancholy ghost story will captivate every discerning reader.

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Birchwood
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Birchwood

John Banville

This is one of the most startling of the century's varied achievements in Irish writing' Seamus Deane

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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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Ghosts
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Ghosts

John Banville

Opens with a shipwreck, leaving a party of sightseers temporarily marooned on an island. The stranded castaways make their way towards the refuge of the isle's reclusive savant; but the big isolated house which is home to...

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Athena
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Athena

John Banville

From the internationally acclaimed author of The Book of Evidence and Ghosts comes a mesmerizing novel that is both a literary thriller and a love story as sumptuously perverse as Lolita. A strange and dreamlike book . . ....

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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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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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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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Birchwood
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Birchwood

John Banville

From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sea is this classic novel of family, of isolation, and of a blighted Ireland in a remarkable and complex story about the end of innocence for one boy and his country.

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The Sea
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The Sea

John Banville

When Max Morden returns to the coastal town where he spent a holiday in his youth, he is both escaping from a recent loss and confronting a distant trauma. The Grace family appeared that long-ago summer as if from another world....

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Prague Pictures
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Prague Pictures

Banville John

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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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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 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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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 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 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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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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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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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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Aloft: Thoughts on the Experience of Flight
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Aloft: Thoughts on the Experience of Flight

Professor William Langewiesche, John Banville

More than a decade after the publication of Inside the Sky, Aloft is a completely revised, expanded, and updated edition of this classic text, which is widely regarded as the most lyrical and incisive book on flying. In these...

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