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THE SEA by  John BANVILLE - First American edition - 2005 - from Brian Cassidy Bookseller at Type Punch Matrix (SKU: 15629)

THE SEA

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THE SEA

by BANVILLE, John

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
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Near Fine/Near Fine
ISBN 10
0307263118
ISBN 13
9780307263117
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New York: Knopf, 2005. First American edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Near fine in like DJ with just trace shelfwear. Overall, bright, clean, sharp, and sound.

First American edition of this Booker Prize winning novel.

Synopsis

John Banville is an Irish novelist and screenwriter born in 1945. He sometimes writes under the pseudonym Benjamin Black. His eighteenth novel, The Sea, won the Man Booker Prize in 2005. Banville is known for the dark humor of his arch narrators and his cold, inventive prose style. In this novel, Banville's main character is Max Morden, an art historian, who has recently suffered the demise of his beloved wife Anna. It is a journey back down the earliest roadways and alleys of Max's memory. Intertwined within this story are Max’s memories of his wife, Anna and of their life together; his relationship with his grown daughter, Claire, who is desperate to pull him from his grief; and with the other boarders at the house where he is staying, where the past beats inside him “like a second heart.” John Banville, famous for his poetic language, now gives us a uniquely reflective novel about loss, love and the transfiguring power of memory.  

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Bookseller
Brian Cassidy Bookseller at Type Punch Matrix US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
15629
Title
THE SEA
Author
BANVILLE, John
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First American edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0307263118
ISBN 13
9780307263117
Publisher
Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
2005

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About Brian Cassidy Bookseller at Type Punch Matrix

Brian Cassidy Bookseller is the counterculture department of Type Punch Matrix, a rare book firm founded in 2019 by Rebecca Romney and Brian Cassidy. BCB @ TPM specializes in the avant garde in all its various guises, including: The Beats; artists' books; poetry; small journals and magazines (especially those associated with the Mimeo Revolution); modern and contemprary art; photography; music; archives and appraisals; as well as vernacular, folk, and outsider books of all kinds. We are always looking to purchase books within my areas of interest, from single titles to collections. Please inquire.

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