skip to content
Ancient light Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Ancient light

Author: John Banville
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
An actor in the twilight of his career reflects on a poignant first love affair at the age of fifteen with his best friend's mother and inexplicably lands a role opposite a famous but fragile actress who helps him come to an astonishing realization.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Banville
ISBN: 9780307957054 0307957055
OCLC Number: 773021782
Notes: "This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso.
"Originally published in Great Britain by Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan Ltd., London, in 2012"--T.p. verso.
Awards: Irish Book Awards Novel of the Year, 2012.
Description: 287 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: John Banville.

Abstract:

An actor in the twilight of his career reflects on a poignant first love affair at the age of fifteen with his best friend's mother and inexplicably lands a role opposite a famous but fragile actress who helps him come to an astonishing realization.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/773021782> # Ancient light
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "773021782" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/796296> ; # Actors
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1199154> ; # Older men
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1094438> ; # Reminiscing in old age
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/823.914/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1015913> ; # Memory
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1002621> ; # Loss (Psychology)
    schema:awards "Irish Book Awards Novel of the Year, 2012." ;
    schema:bookEdition "1st American ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/46805211> ; # John Banville
    schema:datePublished "2012" ;
    schema:description "An actor in the twilight of his career reflects on a poignant first love affair at the age of fifteen with his best friend's mother and inexplicably lands a role opposite a famous but fragile actress who helps him come to an astonishing realization."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1079988774> ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Psychological fiction"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Ancient light"@en ;
    schema:numberOfPages "287" ;
    schema:productID "773021782" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/773021782#PublicationEvent/new_york_alfred_a_knopf_2012> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1079988774#Agent/alfred_a_knopf> ; # Alfred A. Knopf
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780307957054> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/773021782> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1079988774#Agent/alfred_a_knopf> # Alfred A. Knopf
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Alfred A. Knopf" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1002621> # Loss (Psychology)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Loss (Psychology)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1015913> # Memory
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Memory"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1094438> # Reminiscing in old age
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Reminiscing in old age"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1199154> # Older men
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Older men"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/796296> # Actors
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Actors"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/46805211> # John Banville
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Banville" ;
    schema:givenName "John" ;
    schema:name "John Banville" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780307957054>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0307957055" ;
    schema:isbn "9780307957054" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.