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THE SEA

by John Banville

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New York: Knopf. 2005. First Edition Thus; First Printing. Hardcover. 0307263118 . Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. ; Man Booker Prize; 8.60 X 6.20 X 1.20 inches; 208 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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.  


  • Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 97888
  • Title: THE SEA
  • Author: John Banville
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10:0307263118
  • ISBN 13:9780307263117
  • Publisher: Knopf
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 2005
  • Keywords: 0307263118


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