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

Eoghan Smith

This study explores the fiction of John Banville within a variety of cultural, political, ethical and philosophical contexts. Providing individual and thematic readings of his novels, it examines the complexity of his view of the...

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Time Pieces: A Dublin Memoir
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Time Pieces: A Dublin Memoir

John Banville, Paul Joyce

Alternating between vignettes of John Banville's own past, and present-day historical explorations of the city, Time Pieces is a vivid evocation of childhood and memory, that 'bright abyss' in which 'time's alchemy works'.

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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 Blue Guitar
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The Blue Guitar

John Banville

Adultery is always put in terms of thieving. Oliver Orme is a painter who has abandoned his art. His days are now haunted by loss: loss of desire; of artistic vision; of the people he has loved. And only now does he realize that...

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Eclipse
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Eclipse

John Banville, Bill Wallis

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, Bill Wallis

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

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

John Banville

From one of the foremost chroniclers of the modern European experience, a panoramic view of a city that has seduced and bewitched visitors for centuries.

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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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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 Sea
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The Sea

John Banville

Winner of the 2005 Man Booker Prize

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Eclipse
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Eclipse

John Banville, Bill Wallis

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, Bill Wallis

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

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All Souls
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All Souls

Javier Marias, John Banville

With high black humor, a visiting Spanish lecturer bends his gaze over that most British of institutions, Oxford University.

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Eclipse
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Eclipse

John Banville, Bill Wallis

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, Bill Wallis

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The Blue Guitar
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The Blue Guitar

John Banville

Oliver Orme used to be a painter, well known and well rewarded, but the muse has deserted him. He is also, as he confesses, a petty thief; he does not steal for gain, but for the thrill of it. HIs worst theft is Polly, the wife of...

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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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The Blue Guitar

John Banville

Oliver Orme used to be a painter, well known and well rewarded, but the muse has deserted him. He is also, as he confesses, a petty thief; he does not steal for gain, but for the thrill of it. HIs worst theft is Polly, the wife of...

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Imposturas
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Imposturas

John Banville

When a young woman threatens to expose a damaging secret from his former life, Axel Vander, an elderly scholar and master liar, is forced to examine his past to uncover the truths that he has so carefully hidden.

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The Blue Guitar
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The Blue Guitar

John Banville

Oliver Orme used to be a painter, well known and well rewarded, but the muse has deserted him. He is also, as he confesses, a petty thief; he does not steal for gain, but for the thrill of it. HIs worst theft is Polly, the wife of...

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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 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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The Blue Guitar
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The Blue Guitar

John Banville

Oliver Otway Orme, a semi-famous artist and petty thief, despairing of limits in his talents, flees when his latest theft is discovered and sequesters himself in his childhood home, where he struggles to understand how he reached...

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The Blue Guitar
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The Blue Guitar

John Banville

As he pushes fifty, painter and petty thief Oliver Otway Orme reflects on his life, trying to uncover the answer to how and why things have turned out as they have, excavating memories of family, of places he has called home, and...

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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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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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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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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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Kepler
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Kepler

John Banville

Volume Two of the Revolutions Trilogy

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The Untouchable
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The Untouchable

John Banville

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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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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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Eclipse
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Eclipse

John Banville

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

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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