John Banville

About John

John Banville was born in Wexford, Ireland, in 1945. He is the author of fifteen novels including The Sea, which won the 2005 Man Booker Prize. He was recently awarded the Franz Kafka Prize. He lives in Dublin.

John Banville

Books by John Banville

The Sea (film tie-in)
The Sea (film tie-in)
Possessed of a Past: A John Banville Reader
Possessed of a Past: A John Banville Reader
Mefisto
Mefisto
Kepler
Kepler
Eclipse
Eclipse
Doctor Copernicus
Doctor Copernicus
Birchwood
Birchwood
Athena
Athena
Ghosts
Ghosts
The Newton Letter
The Newton Letter
Shroud
Shroud
The Book of Evidence
The Book of Evidence
The Infinities
The Infinities
The Untouchable
The Untouchable
The Sea
The Sea

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An interview with John Banville

An interview with John Banville

The origins of a novel are always mysterious, the components - plot, characters, setting - drifting up from the unconscious like pale fish surfacing in a deep pool. 

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