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On sale Nov 21, 2023 | 9 Hours and 5 Minutes | 978-0-593-79585-9
From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Sea comes a mesmerizing novel that is both a literary thriller and a love story as sumptuously perverse as Lolita. • "A strange and dreamlike book ... Banville has a breathtaking style." —The Boston Globe
"A thriller ... by Ireland's master of the exquisite and uncanny, whose brilliant use of prose narration places him in a league with Joyce and Beckett." —San Francisco Chronicle

"A strange and dreamlike book ... Banville has a breathtaking style." —The Boston Globe
© Douglas Banville
JOHN BANVILLE, the author of seventeen novels, has been the recipient of the Man Booker Prize, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the Guardian Fiction Award, the Franz Kafka Prize, a Lannan Literary Award for Fiction, and the Prince of Asturias Award for Literature. He lives in Dublin. View titles by John Banville

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From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Sea comes a mesmerizing novel that is both a literary thriller and a love story as sumptuously perverse as Lolita. • "A strange and dreamlike book ... Banville has a breathtaking style." —The Boston Globe

Reviews

"A thriller ... by Ireland's master of the exquisite and uncanny, whose brilliant use of prose narration places him in a league with Joyce and Beckett." —San Francisco Chronicle

"A strange and dreamlike book ... Banville has a breathtaking style." —The Boston Globe

Author

© Douglas Banville
JOHN BANVILLE, the author of seventeen novels, has been the recipient of the Man Booker Prize, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the Guardian Fiction Award, the Franz Kafka Prize, a Lannan Literary Award for Fiction, and the Prince of Asturias Award for Literature. He lives in Dublin. View titles by John Banville